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US Open: Lily Miyazaki seals qualification with win over Viktoria Hruncakova but Liam Broady eliminated after defeat in final qualifier

Lily Miyazaki will compete at Flushing Meadows after winning all three of her qualifying matches, taking the number of Brits in the US Open to seven in total - watch final Grand Slam of the year live on Sky Sports from Monday, August 28

Yuriko Miyazaki celebrates after winning their match against Jodie Burrage (not pictured) on day three of the 2023 Lexus Surbiton Trophy at Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club, London. Picture date: Wednesday June 7, 2023.
Image: Lily Miyazaki has qualified for the US Open after winning three qualifying matches

Lily Miyazaki is through to the US Open after winning her third and final qualifying match against Viktoria Hruncakova – but fellow Brit Liam Broady fell to defeat.

Miyazaki joins Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans, Jack Draper, Katie Boulter and Jodie Burrage in the main draw for the US Open after beating Slovakian Hruncakova 6-3 4-6 6-4.

The Japanese-born Brit will be making her second appearance at a Grand Slam after she received a wild card for last year's Wimbledon and she also lost in final qualifying round at the Australian Open.

Liam Broady in action against Casper Ruud (not pictured) on day four of the 2023 Wimbledon Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon. Picture date: Thursday July 6, 2023.
Image: Liam Broady enjoyed an impressive run at Wimbledon earlier this summer

Miyazaki, who represented her club and her county, Surrey, since the age of 13 and is currently ranked 199 in the world will now compete in the first-round proper at Flushing Meadows.

Broady, who enjoyed a run to the last 32 at Wimbledon earlier this year, for was foiled in his quest to make it through to the main draw in New York, losing 6-4 3-6 6-3 to Sho Shimabukuro of Japan.

Vera Zvonareva, the 2010 finalist and former world No 2, will also play in the main draw after defeating Moyuka Uchijima in the final round of qualifiers.

Meanwhile Canadian Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 winner, and Spain's Paolo Badosa have withdrawn from the tournament due to an injury.

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