2010 Queens Club – Round 2 Qualifying Draw

Queens Club 201011 British players started qualifying and just 5 made it through to the second round and when considering their was 4 all British first round matches, that’s not that bad or good with best case scenario being 7.

We will be guaranteed one Brit in the final round as British No. 6 Dan Smethurst and British No. 2 Alex Bogdanovic will meet in the second round. Smethurst was the one Brit who beat a non-Brit, dispatching Spain’s Arnau Brugues-Davi 6-1 4-6 6-4. The 7th seed for qualifying  Bogdanovic beat fellow Brit James Marsalek in the first round.

British number 5 Dan Evans will face 33 year old Ramon Delgado of Paraguay, who was ranked as high as 52 in the world back in 1999. Delgado eliminated British No. 4 Josh Goodall (world ranking 543) in the first round in tightly fought 6-3 3-6 7-6(2) win for the Paraguayan. Dan Evans had an easier win against British number 11 Alex Slabinsky 6-3 7-5.

British number 10 Joshua Milton will face 2nd seed Ilija Bozoljac from Serbia. Bozoljac has been kicking around the 100-200 mark in the world rankings for the last 5 years and has never quite broken in to the big time. He has been as high 101 in the rankings and  is currently 133, he recently qualified for the French Open.

The last Brit through to the second round is British number 12 Daniel Cox who took out British number 14 Marcus Willis in the first round winning 6-3 7-6(5). Cox will face 3rd seed Grega Zemlja who had a bye in the first round. Zemlja is currently enjoying a ranking high of 141 in the world after spending a few years down in the 300’s, he qualified for Wimbledon last year and the OZ open this year.

2010 Queens Club – AEGON Championships – Singles Qualifying
[1] Marsel Ilhan (TUR) v Rik De Voest (RSA) Final Round
Giovanni Lapentti (ECU) v [6] Nicolas Mahut (FRA)
2010 Queens Club – AEGON Championships – Singles Qualifying
[2] Ilija Bozoljac (SRB) v Joshua Milton (GBR) Final Round
Daniel Smethurst (GBR) v [7] Alex Bogdanovic (GBR)
2010 Queens Club – AEGON Championships – Singles Qualifying
[3] Grega Zemlja (SLO) v Daniel Cox (GBR) Final Round
Andre Sa (BRA) v [8] Frank Dancevic (CAN)
2010 Queens Club – AEGON Championships – Singles Qualifying
[4] Dmitry Tursunov (RUS) v Greg Jones (AUS) Final Round
Daniel Evans (GBR) v [5] Ramon Delgado (PAR)