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Sasnovich loses in US Open round 1, two Belarusians remaining in tournament

The US Open tennis tournament has started in the USA, with three Belarusians taking part in it.

The first to play on the courts of Flushing Meadows was Alexandra Sasnovich (107th place in the world ranking). In round 1 of the women's singles, the Belarusian tennis player lost to American Lauren Davis, 2:6, 6:4, 5:7. The match lasted for 2 h 29 min.

Other Belarusian female tennis players, Olga Govortsova and Aryna Sabalenka, tried to get into the finals but failed to pass qualification.

Today Belarusian Ilya Ivashka (182) begins his US Open 2016 path. His opponent will be Pablo Carreño Busta (39). Ilya Ivashka made it to the US Open finals after overcoming three qualifying rounds! His counterpart Egor Gerasimov failed in the qualifiers.

In the men's doubles, Belarusian Max Mirnyi and Filipino Treat Huey, seeded 9th, will take on the Spanish-Dominican tandem Nicolas Almagro / Victor Estrella Burgos.

Sasnovich loses in US Open round 1, two Belarusians remaining in tournament