Roland Garros: Mitchell, Rogowska exit qualifying
Matthew Barton remains the only Australian alive in Roland Garros qualifying after Ben Mitchell and Olivia Rogowska lost nail-biters in Paris.
Ben Mitchell and Olivia Rogowska started strongly in Roland Garros qualifying on Tuesday before both ultimately bowed out in three sets in the first round.
Mitchell fell 6-7(2) 6-4 6-3 to No.4 seed Jan-Lennard Struff, while Rogowska went down 3-6 6-3 6-4 to Beatriz Haddad Maia of Brazil.
— Benjamin Mitchell (@BenMitchell_11) May 17, 2016
Their losses leave Matthew Barton as the only Aussie remaining in qualifying in Paris.
The New South Welshman takes on 20th seed Radek Stepanek, a veteran of the tour once ranked inside the top 10, in the second round on Wednesday.