Five US Women Could Claim A Berth In Women's Wimbledon Singles Draw
Melanie Oudin defeated Sophie Ferguson 2-6, 7-5, 6-3 and Karin Knapp 1 & 2.
Kristina Kucova is the final obstacle in the way of Oudin reaching the main Wimbledon singles draw.
Shenay Perry defeated Chin-Wei Chan 2 & 3 and Anna Lapushchenkova 2 & 2.
Perry will meet #1 seed Viktoriya Kutuzova who earlier dismissed American Lauren Riley Albanese
Lindsay Lee-Waters defeated Nina Bratchikova 4 & 2 followed by a victory over Eva Hrdinova 6(5) & 4.
Lee-Waters will take on Aiko Nakamura in the final qualifying round.
Abigail Spears defeated Stephanie Nadin Gehrlein 0 & 1 followed by a victory over fellow American Angela Haynes 7-6(4), 5-7, 6-4.
Spears will now take on Sesil Karatantcheva who has a history of coming on strong after losing a first set in qualifying matches.
Madison Brengle defeated Stephanie Cohen-Aloro 6(2) & 6(2) and Kathrin Woerle 4 & 3.
Brengle must now defeat #3 seed Tatjana Malek to gain a berth in the women’s main draw.
Julie Ditty was edged out by Jorgelina Cravero 6-3, 1-6, 4-6
Carly Gullickson was also narrowly defeated by Monique Adamczak 4 & 4
Lilia Osterloh defeated Camille Pin 3 & 3, but fell to the streaky Sesil Karatantcheva 2 & 1
Lauren Riley Albanese defeated Olga Puchkova 6(5) & 1, but was defeated in the 2nd round by #1 seed Viktoriya Kutuzova 0 & 4
Angela Haynes advanced to the 2nd qualifying round over Ekaterina Dzehalevich 1 & 1, but was eliminated by country woman Abagail Spears.
Varvara Lepchenko defeated Elizabeth Thomas 5 & 4, but was later eliminated by Mervana Jugic-Salkic 2 & 3
Women’s Qualifying Doubles:
Varvara Lepchenko (w/Rodina) defeated fellow American Osterloh (w/Domachowska) 2 & 5
Melanie Oudin (w/Rus) defeated Pin/Sfar 6-3, 5-7, 6-3
Angela Haynes (w/Chan) advanced over Fitzpatrick/Webley-Smith 2 & 5