Falconi, Smyczek earn French Open spots
Irina Falconi and Tim Smyczek will compete in the French Open
after winning wild-card spots on Friday.
Falconi of Atlanta and Smyczek of Milwaukee earned the spots in
the main draw after winning the USTA French Open wild card
The 20-year-old Falconi beat Julia Boserup of Newport Beach,
Calif., 4-6, 7-6 (6), 6-3, while 23-year-old Smyczek beat Donald
Young of Atlanta 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.
Falconi will be making her third consecutive appearance in a
Grand Slam main draw, and Smyczek his second.