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Dominant De Minaur advances to 3rd spherical at Wimbledon 2024 | 4 July, 2024 | All Information | Information and Options | Information and Occasions

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Ninth seed Alex de Minaur is main the Aussie cost within the males’s singles competitors at Wimbledon 2024.

London, Nice Britain, 4 July 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Alex de Minaur’s speedy enchancment this season could be measured in some ways.

From his rating, which peaked at world No.7 final month, to beautiful outcomes, akin to two title-winning runs and 5 top-10 wins.

One other key marker of his success was achieved at Wimbledon right this moment, with the 25-year-old Australian posting his eighth Grand Slam singles win of the season.

This matches essentially the most that De Minaur has recorded in a calendar 12 months throughout his skilled profession and is the primary time he’s reached this quantity in simply the third main event of the season.

The promising information for De Minaur is there’s nonetheless loads of alternative so as to add to his tally as properly.

But to drop a set at Wimbledon in 2024, the top-ranked Australian secured his spot within the third spherical with a commanding 6-2 6-2 7-5 victory in opposition to Spaniard Jaume Munar at Courtroom 12.

De Minaur regarded on monitor to file his most dominant victory ever on the All England Membership, when he held three match factors on Munar’s serve at 5-3 within the third set. Nonetheless, his 27-year-old opponent fought again to degree at five-all.

Compelled to dig deep, De Minaur gained eight of the following 11 factors to shut out a straight-sets victory after two hours and three minutes on court docket.

“It’s by no means straightforward closing a match out,” De Minaur stated. “(However) very completely satisfied to get the win right this moment.”

That is De Minaur’s fourth consecutive win in opposition to the world No.63, who he additionally beat within the second spherical at Roland Garros just a few weeks in the past.

De Minaur’s third-round opponent shall be determined later right this moment. He’ll face both fellow Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis or French qualifier Lucas Pouille.

That is the third time that De Minaur has progressed to the third spherical on the All England Membership. His greatest end result on the prestigious grass-court Grand Slam is a fourth-round look in 2022.

“It’s particular enjoying right here at Wimbledon, so I’m going to do my greatest and hopefully I can go deep,” he stated.

Adam Walton’s dream debut at Wimbledon got here to an finish, edged out in a five-set, four-hour thriller in opposition to Argentina’s Francisco Comesana.

Sadly, Australia’s No.1 lady Daria Saville additionally bowed out in heartbreaking vogue within the second spherical.

Saville held a match level in opposition to world No.19 Marta Kostyuk, earlier than finally succumbing in a three-set battle that prolonged past three hours.

Aussies in motion – Wimbledon

RESULTS
Males’s singles, second spherical
[9] Alex de Minaur (AUS) d Jaume Munar (ESP) 6-2 6-2 7-5
Francisco Comesana (ARG) d Adam Walton (AUS) 7-5 1-6 6-7(12) 6-1 7-6(8)

Ladies’s singles, second spherical
[18] Marta Kostyuk (UKR) d Daria Saville (AUS) 4-6 7-6(2) 6-4

COMING UP
Males’s singles, second spherical
Alexei Popyrin (AUS) v [30] Tomas Martin Etcheverry (ARG)
Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) v [Q] Lucas Pouille (FRA)

Males’s singles, third spherical
[9] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v TBC

> VIEW: Wimbledon 2024 males’s singles draw

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