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Australia’s Jason Kubler has superior to the lads’s singles second spherical on the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.

Indian Wells, USA, 9 March 2023 | Leigh Rogers

Jason Kubler has amassed some spectacular milestones already this season – hovering to career-high rankings in each singles and doubles, in addition to profitable his maiden Grand Slam title.

The 29-year-old from Brisbane can now add a primary win at ATP Masters 1000 stage to that checklist.

Kubler scored a 6-4 7-6(4) victory in opposition to world No.60-ranked Italian Lorenzo Sonego in opening-round motion at Indian Wells at this time.

World No.75 Kubler didn’t drop serve within the one-hour and 53-minute encounter. The reigning Australian Open doubles champion’s polish on the web additionally proved pivotal, profitable 87 per cent of factors when venturing ahead.

This units up a second-round showdown with world No.25 Grigor Dimitrov. It is going to be Kubler’s first assembly with the previous world No.3, who has superior to back-to-back quarterfinals within the Californian desert prior to now two years.

Jordan Thompson made a robust begin to his marketing campaign, powering previous Frenchman Gael Monfils in 64 minutes.

Monfils, a former world No.6, was getting back from a seven month harm lay-off and dedicated 17 unforced errors to Thompson’s 5.

“It’s tough for him coming again,” world No.87 Thompson stated after recording a 6-3 6-1 victory. “Regardless of who you might be, it’s very powerful on the comeback highway.

“I needed to be stable, I’m clearly a bit extra match powerful than him for the time being, however he’s a high quality participant.”

Thompson’s victory units up a second-round conflict with world No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas.

“I’ll simply deal with it as one other match,” Thompson stated of going through the second-seeded Greek. “He’s a high quality participant. He made the ultimate of the Australian Open, so he’s in nice kind.”

Aussies in motion – Indian Wells

TODAY’S RESULTS
Males’s singles, first spherical
Jason Kubler (AUS) d Lorenzo Sonego (ITA) 6-4 7-6(4)
Jordan Thompson (AUS) d Gael Monfils (FRA) 6-3 6-1

COMING UP
Males’s singles, first spherical
[Q] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) 
v [Q] Brandon Holt (USA)
[Q] Rinky Hijikata (AUS) v Mikael Ymer (SWE)
[Q] Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) v Stan Wawrinka (SUI)
[LL] Alexei Popyrin (AUS) v [Q] Zhang Zhizhen (CHN)

Males’s singles, second spherical
[16] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v TBC
Jordan Thompson (AUS) v [2] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
Jason Kubler (AUS) v [21] Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)

> VIEW: Full Indian Wells males’s singles draw

Ladies’s singles, first spherical
[Q] Kimberly Birrell (AUS) v Sorana Cirstea (ROU)

> VIEW: Full Indian Wells ladies’s singles draw

Males’s doubles, first spherical
Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/Jason Kubler (AUS) v Austin Krajicek (USA)/Mackenzie McDonald (USA)
John Friends (AUS)/Dan Evans (GBR) v Taylor Fritz (USA)/Tommy Paul (USA)
Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) v Rafael Matos (BRA)/David Vega Hernandez (ESP)

> VIEW: Full Indian Wells males’s doubles draw

Ladies’s doubles, first spherical
[6] Storm Hunter (AUS)/Elise Mertens (BEL) v Paula Badosa (ESP)/Elena Rybakina (KAZ)
[8] Ellen Perez (AUS)/Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) v Bianca Andreescu (CAN)/Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)

> VIEW: Full Indian Wells ladies’s doubles draw

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