Niland into 2nd round of US Open Qualifiers

Updated: August 24, 2011

Conor Niland is through to the second round of the US open qualifier’s after beating Pavol Cervenak in straight sets.

Niland, currently ranked 199 in the world, won 6-1 6-4 against the Slovak who is 39 places below in the rankings.

Niland will now face Chinese Taipei’s (Taiwan) Tsung-Hua Yang who is 223rd in the world in the 2nd round.

The Limerick man is just two matches away from following up his first round Wimbledon appearance with a second appearance in the main draw of a grand slam tournament.

Another Irishman Louk Sorensen, who has recently returned to Tennis after retiring earlier in the year, will face Spain’s Arnau Brugues-Davi today.

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