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Australian Emerson Jones, teaming with Italian Vittoria Paganetti, advances to her first women’ doubles quarterfinal at Grand Slam stage.

Paris, France, 6 June 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Emerson Jones has develop into the primary Australian in eight years to advance to the women’ doubles quarterfinals at Roland Garros.

The 15-year-old from the Gold Coast and her Italian associate Vittoria Paganetti secured their spot among the many last eight with a 6-4 7-6(4) victory in opposition to Czech mixture Eliska Tichackova and Lucie Urbanova in second-round motion at the moment.

This propels world No.2 Jones, who final month grew to become the highest-ranked Australian junior lady since Ash Barty virtually 13 years earlier, into her first Grand Slam doubles quarterfinal.

> READ MORE: Emerson Jones soars to a career-high world No.2

The final Australian to succeed in this stage in a Roland Garros women’ doubles draw was Jaimee Fourlis in 2016.

Jones and Paganetti, a 17-year-old ranked No.35, will face the match’s second seeds, British pair Hannah Klugman and Mingge Xu, within the subsequent spherical. World No.6 Klugman and world No.8 Xu have been women’ doubles semifinalists on the Australian Open earlier this 12 months.

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In boys’ doubles motion, Emerson’s older brother Hayden Jones bowed out within the second spherical alongside France’s Charlie Camus.

Pavle Marinkov, an 18-year-old from Sydney, additionally misplaced within the second spherical along with his British associate Oliver Bonding.

These outcomes imply that for the second consecutive Grand Slam match, Emerson Jones is the final remaining Australian junior. On the Australian Open earlier this 12 months, she grew to become the primary Aussie to succeed in a women’ singles last in 16 years.

Aussies in motion – Roland Garros

RESULTS
Ladies’ doubles, second spherical
[5] Emerson Jones (AUS)/Vittoria Paganetti (ITA) d Eliska Tichackova (CZE)/Lucie Urbanova (CZE) 6-4 7-6(4)

Boys’ doubles, second spherical
[6] Viktor Frydrych (GBR)/Mees Rottgering (NED) d Pavle Marinkov (AUS)/Oliver Bonding (GBR) 6-7(2) 6-1 [10-5]
Timofei Derepasko/Amir Omarkhanov (KAZ) d [5] Hayden Jones (AUS)/Charlie Camus (FRA) 7-6(4) 6-2

COMING UP
Ladies’ doubles, quarterfinals
[5] Emerson Jones (AUS)/Vittoria Paganetti (ITA) v [2] Hannah Klugman (GBR)/Mingge Xu (GBR)

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