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Tennis: US Open qualifying update

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Tennis: US Open qualifying update
US Open qualifying started /Photo taken January 17, 2017/REUTERS/Edgar Su

Qualifying for the last Grand Slam tournament has begun.

The result is rather positive for the French. In the men’s event, Quentin Halys and Stephane Robert lost in the first round.

Against Dennis Novak (6-1, 6-3) and Uladzimir Ignatik (7-5, 6-1) respectively.

It passes for Nicolas Mahut against Zdenek Kolar (6-1, 6-3), as for Gregoire Barrere against the Italian Luca Vanni (4-6, 7-5, 6-3). Constant Lestienne, Kenny De Schepper and Calvin Hemery also qualified for the second round.

Among women, it went less well. Only Fiona Ferro won her first round against Elitsa Kostova (6-1, 5-7, 6-4).

While Myrtille Georges, Amandine Hesse and Jessika Ponchet all lost as soon as they entered the qualifiers.