Canada’s Leylah Annie Fernandez was eradicated from qualifying for the Madrid Open after a 7-6 (6), 2-6, 6-4 loss to Croatia’s Ana Konjuh on Tuesday.
Fernandez, from Laval, Que., was seeded twelfth within the qualifying event.
Each gamers had problem holding serve. Konjuh broke Fernandez 5 occasions on 15 probabilities, whereas Fernandez was good on six of her 12 break-point alternatives.
Konjuh will subsequent face Nina Stojanovic of Serbia.
The 18-year-old Fernandez, ranked 72nd on the earth, was coming off wins over Stojanovic and Olga Danilovic earlier this month in Canada’s 4-0 win over Serbia on the Billie Jean King Cup.
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