Four singles players from Australia are competing in Quatre Bornes this week at the FLEET Mauritius International 2019.
The two men’s singles players include Anthony Joe and Pit Seng Low, while the two women’s singles players are Louisa Ma and Yingzi Jiang.
All four players qualified for the main draw with three of them in action on day one of the BWF International Series event.
Yingzi Jiang celebrated success in her first match of the year outside of Oceania to earn her place in the second round against the third seed from India, Sai Uttejitha Rao Chukka,.
Similarly, Louisa Ma won her opening match over three tense games, to set up a second round clash against the eighth seed from Egypt, Doha Hany.
- Yingzi Jiang (AUS) vs Katerina Tomalova (CZE) 22-20 21-16
- Louisa Ma (AUS) vs Tereza Švábíková (CZE) 21-19 18-21 21-17
Meanwhile, Anthony Joe, who traveled straight to Quatre Bornes from the Azerbaijan International last week, exited the tournament following a close encounter in the first round.
- Anuoluwapo Juwon Opeyori (NGR) vs Anthony Joe (AUS) 21-19 14-24 21-13
Australia’s Pit Seng Low is in first round men’s singles action on day two of the tournament from 2pm local time. A win will earn a place in the second round against Malaysia’s Zi Yi Teh or the fifth seed from Italy, Rosario Maddaloni.
Follow the draw and results on Tournament Software.
Photo credit: Yonex New Zealand/Australia