Ariane Hartono battling in the US Open qualifier

Ariane Hartono battling in the US Open qualifier

TENNIS – Mabel’s Ariane Hartono failed to reach the third round of the US Open qualifying tournament. In her match against 21-year-old Frenchwoman Clara Borrell, the score was 2-1 .

The 26-year-old Hartono is currently number 165 in the world. Her French opponent once reached 74th place in the world rankings, but now it is 132nd.

Hartono immediately got off to a good start and immediately broke the Frenchman’s serve, leading 2-0 in the first set. Then she went on to outsmart her opponent and went on to win 6-4.

But in the second set Borrell was not surprised again and in turn broke Hartono on the spot. The French ran 3-0. Hartono was able to return something for her own favors, but this was not enough. Thus Borrell took out the decisive third set 6-3.

In that group the battle lasted for a long time. The French even broke Hartono at 4-3 and rushed to 5-3. Then Drentse made the score 5-4. But Burel decided the game on her own service.

Last October, both women had already faced each other in the semi-finals of the tournament in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin. Then Hartono lost 2-0.

In the first round of the US Open qualifiers, Hartono easily beat American Danielle Lau on Tuesday. The score was 2-0 and Hartono did not reveal a single match. But to get to the main draw in New York, she had to win three games in a row.

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