Dart and Broady amongst winners in French qualifying

Harriet Dart made her French Open debut final 12 months

Britain’s Harriet Dart, Liam Broady and Katie Boulter got here by way of three-setters to succeed in the second spherical of French Open qualifying on Tuesday.

Dart was examined in a 6-3 4-6 6-4 win over American Katrina Scott, whereas Broady got here from behind to beat France’s Arthur Gea 4-6 6-4 6-3.

Boulter minimize her errors to beat Nuria Brancaccio 6-2 4-6 6-4 and Jan Choinski superior when Nicolas Kicker retired.

However Katie Swan, Heather Watson and Lily Miyazaki had been all knocked out.

Gamers want to come back by way of three rounds of qualifying to succeed in the principle draw of the clay-court Grand Slam at Roland Garros, which begins on Sunday.

Fellow Britons Fran Jones and Ryan Peniston booked their locations within the second spherical on Monday.

Elsewhere, Britain’s Jack Draper boosted his preparations for the French Open by reaching the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open.

The world quantity 53 beat Serbian fifth seed Miomir Kecmanovic 6-4 7-5 as his comeback from damage gathered momentum after he missed the occasions in Rome and Madrid with an belly damage.

Draper, 21, will play fourth seed Francisco Cerundolo of Argentina within the quarter-finals at an occasion the place British primary Cameron Norrie begins his title defence on Wednesday in a tricky draw in opposition to Belgium’s David Goffin – a former top-10 participant.

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