Montreal’s Françoise Abanda bows out throughout U.S. Open qualifying


Toronto’s Katherine Sebov additionally misplaced, whereas Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont. and Toronto’s Steven Diez have reached the second spherical.

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Montrealer Françoise Abanda failed in her bid to achieve the principle draw of the U.S. Open tennis championships when she misplaced to American Sachia Vickery 6-4, 6-2 within the first spherical of qualifying play on Tuesday.

Abanda, who had earned a complete of $12,500 U.S. up to now this 12 months, did obtain a parting present of $11,000.

The one different Canadian lady within the qualifying draw, Katherine Sebov of Toronto, misplaced to Spain’s Lara Arruabarrena 6-1, 6-2.

The Canadian males have had higher outcomes. Peter Polansky of Thornhill, Ont., obtained previous Rogerio Dutra Silva of Brazil 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 Tuesday. He’ll meet Sumit Nagal of India within the second spherical Thursday.

Steven Diez, a Toronto native who is predicated in Spain, outlasted Israeli Dudi Sela in a three-set match Monday. He’ll face Yosuke Watanuki of Japan within the second spherical Wednesday.

Gamers should win three rounds for a spot in the principle draw, which begins Monday in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

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