Pe’er progresses in Wimbledon, Glushko and Weintraub already out

Pe’er, ranked No. 120 in the world, trailed 4-2 in the third and decisive set against Yuliya Beygelzimer.

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June 24, 2015 04:42
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Israeli tennis star Julia Glushko in action

Israeli tennis star Julia Glushko in action. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Shahar Pe’er advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers on Tuesday, while Julia Glushko and Amir Weintraub both stumbled at the first hurdle.

Pe’er, ranked No. 120 in the world, trailed 4-2 in the third and decisive set against Yuliya Beygelzimer (171), but fought back to claim the final four games of the match to register a 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 win over the Ukrainian.

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Pe’er, who has missed the main draw at the All England Club only once since 2005, next faces Switzerland’s Romina Oprandi (162) in the second of the three qualifying rounds.

Glushko’s drop down the rankings is expected to continue, after she was forced to retire due to injury while trailing 6-1, 4-3 against American Jessica Pegula (298). Glushko (154), who played in the main draw in Wimbledon for the first time in her career last year, has been knocked out in the first round in her past six tournaments.

Weintraub (490) was only awarded a place in the qualifiers due to the protected ranking he received following his nine-month injury absence, but he couldn’t make the most of the opportunity on Tuesday, losing 6-4, 7-5 to Bjorn Fratangelo (124).

Dudi Sela (85), who will begin his Wimbledon campaign in the first round of the main draw next week, was knocked out in the second round of the warm-up event in Nottingham on Tuesday, losing 7-5, 6-4 to Pablo Cuevas (23).

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