Americans lead the men’s and women’s combined qualifiers at the 2013 US Open on Friday with four of the total 32 qualifiers, followed by three each from France and Croatia.
Donald Young was the lone American male qualifier, with the former and Wimbledon junior Slam champion rolling over Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic 6-1, 6-4 in the final round of qualifying.
He was joined on the women’s side by 17-year-old Victoria Duval, appearing in the main draw for a second consecutive year; 2008 US Open girls’ champion Coco Vandeweghe, and Grace Min. Vandeweghe starts against fellow qualifier Aleksandra Krunic of Serbia, while Duval will be a giant underdog against the firepower of No. 11 seed Sam Stosur.
Young will face Martin Klizan in his opener.
The qualifying displayed the growing global diversity of professional, with 18 different countries represented of the 32 qualifiers.
Here is the full list of qualifiers:
German Peter Gojowczyk (vs. Igor Sijsling 1st rd.)
German Philipp Petzschner (vs. Jack Sock)
American Donald Young (vs. Martin Klizan)
India’s Somdev Devvarman (vs. Lukas Lacko)
Croatian Ivo Karlovic (vs. James Blake)
Japan’s Go Soeda (vs. Marcos Baghdatis)
France’s Stephane Robert (vs. (Q) France’s Albano Olivetti)
France’s Florent Serra (vs. (23) Feliciano Lopez)
Italian Thomas Fabbiano (vs. (10) Milos Raonic)
Argentina’s Maximo Gonzalez (vs. (14) Jerzy Janowicz)
Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin (vs. (LL) Andrej Martin)
Australian Nick Kyrgios (vs. (4) David Ferrer)
Canadian Frank Dancevic (vs. Robin Haase)
Brit Daniel Evans (vs. (11) Kei Nishikori)
Brazil’s Rogerio Dutra Silva (vs. Vasek Pospisil)
American Coco Vandeweghe (vs. (Q) Serb Aleksandra Krunic)
American Grace Min (vs. Karin Knapp)
American Victoria Duval (vs. (11) Sam Stosur)
Russian Vera Dushevina (vs. (16) Sabine Lisicki)
Japan’s Kurumi Nara (vs. Alexandra Cadantu)
Canadian Sharon Fichman (vs. (19) Sorana Cirstea)
China’s Ying-Ying Duan (vs. (6) Caroline Wozniacki)
South African Chanel Simmonds (vs. Chanelle Scheepers)
Italian Camila Giorgi (vs. Jana Cepelova)
Portugal’s Michelle Larcher de Brito (vs. Eleni Daniilidou)
Portugal’s Maria Joao Koehler (vs. (26) Alize Cornet)
Israel’s Julia Glushko (vs. (20) Nadia Petrova)
Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni (vs. (WC) Sachia Vickery)
Australian Casey Dellacqua (vs. Croat (Q) Ajla Tomljanovic)
Also Check Out:
Snarling Roddick Takes Down Nishikori in Obscenity-Laden Victory
Duval Stuns Stosur, U.S. Surges at US Open
Ernests Gulbis Is Not Looking Forward To Playing Friend Dominic Thiem At The US Open
Veterans, Hopefuls Feature in 2009 Australian Open Men’s Qualifying
Meet Victoria Duval, New American Tennis Sensation!