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James McGee into French Open second qualifying round

Updated: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 21:12 | Comments

James McGee needs to win another two matches to qualify for the French Open proper
James McGee needs to win another two matches to qualify for the French Open proper

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Irish tennis number one James McGee has won his first round qualifier at the French Open.

The 26-year-old Dubliner, who is ranked 244 in the world, defeated Norbert Gombos from Slovakia, ranked 82 places higher (162) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.

There are three qualifying rounds before the first round proper of the French Open, which begins on 25 May.

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