Saville, Barton forced to wait
Luke Saville and Matt Barton have had their final-round Wimbledon qualifying matches postponed until Friday due to persistent rain in London.
Steady rain in London has lead to Thursday’s final-round Wimbledon qualifying action being postponed until Friday – including matches featuring Luke Saville and Matt Barton.
The Aussie duo will hopefully take to the courts on Friday in a bid to seal their place in the main draw.
The heavens opened on Wednesday night in London, before more heavy rainfall on Thursday wiped out the day’s schedule.
— Dan Imhoff (@imhoffdan) June 23, 2016
For Barton, who faces top seed Karen Khachanov at the final hurdle, it would be the first time he has ever qualified for the main draw at a Grand Slam event.
Saville – who takes on Matthias Bachinger – is aiming to qualify for Wimbledon for the third year running.