British Teen Clarke Continues Wimbledon Dream Run
Five #NextGenATP players advance on Wednesday
British teenager Jay Clarke continued his dream run in Wimbledon qualifying on Wednesday, moving into the final round of qualifying over #NextGenATP player Elias Ymer of Sweden 6-4, 7-6(5).
The 18 year old reached his first ATP Challenger Tour quarter-final last week on home soil in Ilkley. He’ll play Sebastian Ofner of Austria for a spot in the main draw.
#NextGenATP American and 21st seed Taylor Fritz also advanced into the final round of qualifying with a confident 6-1, 6-3 win over Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia. Standing between him and a spot in the main draw is Vincent Millot of France, who defeated third seed Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. 6-2, 7-6(5).
Other #NextGenATP players to advance include fifth seed Andrey Rublev of Russia, 19th seed Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan and Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece. Rublev overcame James McGee of Ireland 6-4, 3-6, 6-4, Bublik moved past Blake Mott of Australia 7-5, 6-4, and Tsitsipas overcame Yannick Hanfmann of Germany 7-6(5), 7-6(5).
View the order of play and full Wednesday results here.