HomeTENNISMontreal’s Françoise Abanda bows out throughout U.S. Open qualifying
Montreal’s Françoise Abanda bows out throughout U.S. Open qualifying
August 21, 2019
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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Pat Hickey • Montreal Gazette
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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.