#CSAI : Round 2 Qualifying Completed in even Hotter Conditions & Release of Monday’s Fixture

Day 2
Daniel Guccione congratulating Alexander Zverev after their 2 hour marathon match in over 40 degrees. Photo – Hayden Faulkner.

Today’s second round of qualifying saw the South Australian hopefuls knocked out of contention for the main draw with Brad Mousley, Lawrence Bataljin and Darren Polkinghorne all suffering straight sets defeats.

2014 Australian Open junior champion Alexander Zverev from Germany outlasted Daniel Guccione in three tight sets to be within one match of qualifying for the main draw. Final round qualifying matches start from 10:00am tomorrow.

American world number 92 Bradley Klahn will be the first of the main draw matches at the West Lakes Tennis Club tomorrow when he plays Australian wildcard Jacob Grills on Centre Court from 11:30am.

South Austrlian Luke Saville also plays his first round match against Japans Shuichi Sekiguchi in the afternoon and will be hoping to kick start his 2014 campaign.

Other main draw matches scheduled include eighth seeded Austrlian Greg Jones playing wildcard Harry Bouchier and Aussie youngster Chris O’Connell up against japanese thrid seed Tatsuma Ito.

Find out the match times for the first day of the main draw at wltc.com.au/csai under the fixtures tab.