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James McGee's Australian Open dream is over after losing in first round of qualifiers

Updated: Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 13:13 | Comments

James McGee was beaten in straight sets
James McGee was beaten in straight sets


James McGee's dream of being involved in the main draw at the Australian Open is over after he crashed out of the qualifiers. 

McGee lost his men's singles first-round tie against Taiwanese player Jimmy Wang 7-6, 7-5.

The Irish player lost the first-set tie break 7-2.

He rallied at 5-4 in the second, saving two match points to come back to break.

However, Wang took the next two games to progress to the next round.  

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