Wang Xiyu and En-Shuo Liang battles through to make French Open debut

China’s Wang Xiyu and Taiwan’s Liang En-Shuo will make their French Open debut after winning the final round of the women’s qualification on Friday.

The 2018 US Open Junior winner and World No 145, Xiyu Wang came through a three set battle  with a 6-3, 6-7, 6-3 – epic win in  two hour and 21 minute clash against the world No 113, Elisabetta Cocciaretto from Italy.

Wang made her slam debut at the US Open in 2019, where she lost in the first round to Kirsten Flipkens. She will next play Danielle Collins from USA in the main draw first round in Paris.

On the other hand, The 2018 Australian Open junior winner Liang En-Shuo of Taiwan outlast Harriet Dart from Great Britain in the final round in the women’s qualification round in straight set 6-2, 6-2.

She will face France’s Fiona Ferro in the first round.

Asian Players in Women’s Single Draw

 

PUTINTSEVA Yulia KAZ vs. JABEUR Ons TUN [25]

WANG Qiang CHN vs. HSIEH Su-Wei TPE

LIANG En-Shuo TPE (Q) vs. FERRO Fiona FRA

ZHANG Shuai CHN vs. LEPCHENKO Varvara USA (Q)

ZHU Lin CHN vs. PEGULA Jessica USA [28]

DIYAS Zarina KAZ vs. WATSON Heather GBR

ZHENG Saisai CHN vs. SORRIBES TORMO Sara ESP

WANG Xiyu CHN (Q) vs. COLLINS Danielle USA

RYBAKINA Elena KAZ [21] vs. JACQUEMOT Elsa FRA (W)

HIBINO Nao JPN vs. STOJANOVIC Nina SRB

DOI Misaki JPN vs. KASATKINA Daria RUS

OSAKA Naomi JPN [2] vs. TIG Patricia Maria ROU

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