Luckless Australian tennis famous person Thanasi Kokkinakis has nabbed a US Open wildcard however Bernard Tomic is walking the gauntlet at the final grand slam of the year.
Tomic has pulled out of qualifying however it is understood he still hopes to contest the New York most important for the tenth directly 12 months. A one-time junior champion at Flushing Meadows, Tomic narrowly ignored direct access after slipping out of the world’s pinnacle 100 following a first-spherical Wimbledon loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
The 26-year-old is the 1/3 trade and will still take a place in the 128-strong men’s singles draw if there are greater withdrawals after the in a single day scratching of 2009 champion Juan Martin del Potro.
Kokkinakis has tumbled to No.212 within the international after yet another damage-plagued season, however, hopes to kickstart a career revival in New York. The 23year-old former Davis Cup big name — who beat Roger Federer remaining 12 months — joins fellow Australians Nick Kyrgios, Alex de Minaur, Jordan Thompson, 2018 quarter-finalist John Millman and teenage gun Alexei Popyrin inside the guy’s event starting on August 26.
Tomic’s fellow Gold Coaster and former women’s champion Samantha Stosur will contest her 15th US Open after also being passed a wildcard.
A beautiful winner over Serena Williams within 2011 very last on the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks, Stosur joins world No.2 Ashleigh Barty, Ajla Tomljanovic, Daria Gavrilova, and Astra Sharma as certainly one of five Australians inside the girls’ singles in New York.