The USTA is hosting a playoff this week to award a men’s and a women’s singles main-draw wild card to the 2010 French Open. The men’s and women’s wild-card tournaments are taking place this week on the clay courts of the Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Fla., April 27-29. The USTA and the French Tennis Federation have a reciprocal agreement in which wild-card entries into the main draw at the 2010 French Open and 2010 US Open are exchanged.
The tournament started yesterday with eight men and eight women competing for the Wild Cards that will go to the winner of each draw.
Tuesday, April 27 Results
Jesse Levine def. Jeremy Efferding, 6-2, 6-4
Ryan Harrison def. Donald Young, 7-6(5), 6-1
Alex Kuznetsov def. Timothy Smyczek, 6-3, 6-4
Ryan Sweeting def. Bjorn Fratangelo, 7-5, 6-3
Christina McHale def. Julia Boserup, 7-6(1), 3-6, 6-3
Asia Muhammad def. Jamie Hampton, 6-4, 7-5
Sloane Stephens def. CoCo Vandeweghe, 7-5, 7-6(2)
Beatrice Capra def. Alison Riske, 7-6(6), 7-6(5)
Wednesday, April 28 Schedule of Play
Sloane Stephens vs. Beatrice Capra
Jesse Levine vs. Ryan Harrison
Alex Kuznetsov vs. Ryan Sweeting
Christina McHale vs. Asia Muhammad
Last year, John Isner and Lauren Embree won main-draw wild cards into the 2009 French Open at the Boca West Country Club, while Harrison and Vandeweghe won similar events last December to earn main-draw wild cards into the 2010 Australian Open.
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