Australian Astra Sharma has certified for this yr’s US Open.
The 25-year-old from Perth sealed her place within the girls’s singles major draw with a 5-7 6-4 6-2 victory towards France’s Concord Tan within the last qualifying spherical immediately in New York.
Sharma received 75 per cent of factors on her first serve within the two-hour and 32-minute battle. She additionally returned effectively, profitable 47 per cent of return factors, to heap the stress on her world No.138-ranked opponent.
It’s the second time in Sharma’s profession that she has certified at a serious match, having additionally carried out so at Australian Open 2019.
The world No.114 is now set to make her eleventh profession Grand Slam major draw singles look in complete – and third on the US Open, the place she was a direct acceptance in her first two appearances.
Sharma is but to progress past the primary spherical in New York, exiting at that stage in 2019 and 2020.
She turns into the fifth Australian on this yr’s girls’s singles draw, becoming a member of world No.1 Ash Barty, Ajla Tomljanovic, 2011 champion Sam Stosur and wildcard Storm Sanders.
Barty begins her marketing campaign towards 2010 finalist Vera Zvonareva, whereas Stosur faces No.28 seed Anett Kontaveit.
Sharma can be positioned within the draw later immediately when all qualifying matches are accomplished.
Most important draw motion begins on Monday 30 August (from 1am AEST on Tuesday 31 August).
Aussies in motion – US Open
Girls’s singles qualifying, last spherical
 Astra Sharma (AUS) d  Concord Tan (FRA) 5-7 6-4 6-2