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Seeded YONEX Players at US Open 2013

21 August 2013

The 2013 US Open seeds were opened on the official website, and six YONEX professionals are going to compete at this Grand Slam tournament as seeded players. The last year’s quarterfinalist Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98) is No. 14 seed, and Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97, PTGSPN), who became the finalist at Wimbledon last month, is seeded at No. 17.

All seeded YONEX players at US Open 2013 are as follows:


Men’s Singles Seeds

9. Stanislas Wawrinka (VCORE Tour 97)(SUI)

28. Juan Monaco (VCORE Xi 98)(ARG)

Women’s Singles Seeds

9. Angelique Kerber (VCORE Xi 100)(GER)

14. Ana Ivanovic (EZONE Xi 98)(SRB)

15. Maria Kirilenko (EZONE Xi 98, PTGP125)(RUS)

17. Sabine Lisicki (VCORE Tour 97, PTGSPN)(GER)


On the qualifying tournament of US Open, two YONEX players advanced to the next round yesterday. Andrea Hlavackova (RQiS 2 Tour, PTGP125) won an overwhelming victory against  Florencia Molinero of Argentina with 6 breaks in straight sets [6-1, 6-0]. Also Elena Baltacha (VCORE Xi 100) played very aggressively against Melanie Oudin of the United States to make 16 break chances, and defeated the opponent by 6-1, 3-6, 6-2.

The other seven YONEX players face their openers of the qualifying round today.


Schedule of Play [Qualifying Day 2]

Men’s Qualifying Singles [1st Round]

[17]Go Soeda (VCORE Xi 98, PTGSPN)(JPN) vs. Austin Krajicek (USA)

Radu Albot (VCORE Tour 97)(MDA) vs. Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (ESP)

Nick Kyrgios (EZONE Xi 98)(AUS) vs. Greg Jones (AUS)

Women’s Qualifying Singles [1st Round]

Coco Vandeweghe (EZONE Xi 98)(USA) vs. Corinna Dentori (ITA)

Sachie Ishizu (VCORE Xi 100)(JPN) vs. Sarah Gronert (GER)

Erika Sema (VCORE Xi 100, PTGP125)(JPN) vs. Arantxa Parra Santonja (ESP)

Mayo Hibi (EZONE Xi 98, PTGP125)(JPN) vs. Allie Kiick (USA)


*Players’ images are from US Open 2012.