MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala opens her US Open juniors campaign against Canadian Annabelle Xu on Sunday evening (Manila time) at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York.
Eala and Xu clash girls’ singles first round at 11 p.m.
The 17-year-old Filipino tennis star, who is seeded 10th in the US Open, is returning to juniors play after seeing action in several professional tournaments this year.
She last played in the division duringlast year’s US Open losing to Sebastianna Scilipoti of Switzerland in the quarterfinals.
“Good to be back at the US Open! I play my first match at 11am on Court 6. Let’s Go!” Eala posted on her Facebook.
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