Igor Sijsling through to Wimbledon

18th June 2011, Comments 0 comments

Dutch tennis player Igor Sijsling is through to Wimbledon after beating Belgium’s David Goffin 7-6 7 6-3 4-6 7-5 in the third and final qualifying round.

Wimbledon will be Sijsling’s first grand slam tournament.

His victory brings to two the number of Dutch tennis players joining the tournament. 

The other player, Robin Haase, was admitted directly.

Thiemo de Bakker was also admitted directly but later cancelled.

Thomas Schoorel was eliminated in one of the qualifying rounds.

Among the women, Michaëlla Krajicek and Arantxa Rus were also eliminated in the qualifying rounds. cl

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