Fran Jones shocked a participant ranked 152 locations above her and fellow Briton Ryan Peniston ended an eight-match shedding streak in French Open qualifying.
Jones, 22, knocked out American Coco Vandeweghe 6-3 6-3, whereas Peniston beat Turkey’s Altug Celikbilek 6-4 6-2 to achieve the second spherical in Paris.
They should come by means of two extra rounds to achieve the primary draw of the Grand Slam, which begins on Sunday.
Compatriot Sonay Kartal misplaced her match, regardless of having led 6-2 5-1.
Having been getting ready to victory, she misplaced six video games in a row to fall 2-6 7-5 6-4 to Viktoria Hruncakova.
World quantity 316 Jones has returned to type this 12 months after an injury-hit 2022, and her victory over two-time Grand Slam semi-finalist Vandeweghe was properly deserved after a dominant efficiency.
Extra Britons will search to hitch her within the subsequent spherical of ladies’s qualifying, with Harriet Dart, Heather Watson, Katie Boulter, Lily Miyazaki and Katie Swan all in motion on Tuesday.
Liam Broady and Jan Choinski start their qualifying campaigns on Tuesday as they, together with Peniston, search to hitch Britons Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans, Kyle Edmund and Jack Draper within the Roland Garros predominant draw.