British quantity one particular Dan Evans was not able to get paid a clay-court docket get before next week’s French Open following shedding to Greek 2nd seed Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Hamburg Open initially round.
Evans, ranked 34th, lost six-three 6-1 as planet number 6 Tsitsipas confirmed his high-quality in a 59-moment earn.
Evans will head to Paris for the Grand Slam party which begins on Sunday.
Liam Broady could be a part of him in the key draw, but must beat Botic van de Zandschulp later on on Wednesday.
British selection six Broady plays the Dutchman in their next qualifying match at Roland Garros and victory would depart the 26-calendar year-old a single extra get from playing in the primary attract for the initially time.
Fellow Briton Samantha Murray Sharan was also aiming to arrive at the primary draw of the women’s singles for the initial time, but shed six-3 seven-6 (7-one) to Australia’s Arina Rodionova in her opening qualifier.
Meanwhile, British men’s amount a few Cameron Norrie endured a shock defeat at a Challenger celebration in Italy.
Next seed Norrie, who is rated 71st in the world, misplaced six-two 6-four to Italian planet quantity 343 Andrea Pellegrino.