US Open: Emma Raducanu one win away from qualifying however Fran Jones loses

US Open: Emma Raducanu one win away from qualifying however Fran Jones loses

Emma Raducanu makes a shotEmma Raducanu has by no means featured within the US Open principal draw

Britain’s Emma Raducanu is one win away from the US Open principal draw after beating Mariam Bolkvadze within the second spherical of qualifying.

World quantity 150 Raducanu beat the 167th-ranked Georgian 6-3 7-5.

The 18-year-old Briton, who loved a memorable run to the fourth spherical at Wimbledon, will play both Mayar Sherif or Yuliya Hatouka subsequent.

Nevertheless, compatriots Samantha Murray Sharan and Francesca Jones misplaced their second-round matches.

Murray Sharan fell 6-4 3-6 6-3 to skilled Romanian Monica Niculescu, whereas Jones was overwhelmed 6-4 6-4 by Jaqueline Adina Cristian.

Katie Boulter, Harriet Dart, Jodie Burrage and Liam Broady are additionally bidding for a principal draw spot.

The draw for the US Open, which begins on 30 August, was launched on Thursday, with Andy Murray set to face Greek third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas within the first spherical.

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