Katie O'Brien edges closer to US Open
British number two Katie O'Brien reached the second round of US Open qualifying with a 6-4 3-6 6-2 win over Ukrainian Lesya Tsurenko.
Other Brits aiming to make it through qualifying are defending US Open junior champion Heather Watson, former junior semi-finalist Laura Robson and Naomi Cavaday on the women's side, with Alex Bogdanovic and Jamie Baker in the men's draw.
British number ones Andy Murray and Elena Baltacha and number three Anne Keothavong have direct entry into the main draw at Flushing Meadows.
Keothavong began her preparations with a 7-5 6-3 victory over France's Pauline Parmentier in the ITF event in New York on Tuesday, but Baltacha went down 7-6 (7-5) 2-6 6-4 to Sybille Bammer of Austria.