Kerkhove makes his debut against Romanian Cirstea in US Open
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Lesley Kerkhove makes his debut at a Grand Slam tournament with a match against the Romanian Sorana Cirstea.
The 25-year-old Zeeland, through the qualifications penetrated to the main draw of the US Open, was in the first round linked to the two-year-old Romanian.
Cirstea is doing already for the ninth time at the American Grand Slam tournament. The Romanian gave her best performance in 2009, when the third round got.
Robin Haase starts in New York against the Brit Kyle Edmund. In the women’s tournament is calling a duel in the second round between Kiki Bertens and Richèl Hogenkamp.
Bertens, as 24th placed, must see first to deal with the Greek Maria Sakkari. Hogenkamp meets in the first round Arina Rodionova from Australia.
The last Grand Slam tournament of the year Monday start.
Kerkhove makes debut at US Open after winning qualifier