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Canada's Zhao eliminated from French Open qualifying with loss to Czechia's Bejlek

Carol Zhao Carol Zhao - The Canadian Press

PARIS — Canada's Carol Zhao was eliminated from the women's French Open qualifying tournament with a 6-4, 6-1 loss to Czechia's Sara Bejlek on Wednesday.

Bejlek won 73 per cent of first service points and 67 per cent of points on second serve.

Zhao managed to win just 56 per cent of first service points and 55 per cent on second serve.

Bejlek faces just two break points, and saved one. She broke Zhao four times on six chances.

Zhao was the last Canadian left in the French Open qualifying draws.

Main draw action at the second Grand Slam of the season begins Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 24, 2023.