Madeira product Caty McNally made her debut at the Western & Southern Open in Mason on Monday.
The 17-year old, who is the youngest player in the field, squared off against Elise Mertens, the world’s No. 20 ranked player in the main draw on Center Court.
McNally lost 7-5, 6-0.
McNally will play doubles at the Western & Southern Open.
She won the doubles titles earlier this month at the WTA’s Citi Open in Washington D.C.
Sports Talk producer 'Big Dave' Keaton was part of the media on hand to get post-match reaction from McNally: