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Australia’s Chris O’Connell has made an encouraging begin to his clay-court season in Morocco.

Marrakech, Morocco, 5 April 2023 | Leigh Rogers

Marrakech, Morocco

Chris O’Connell has made a successful begin to his clay-court season at an ATP 250 event in Marrakech.

The 28-year-old Australian posted a 7-5 6-4 victory towards Italian qualifier Riccardo Bonadio within the opening spherical.

World No.87 O’Connell received 80 per cent of first-serve factors within the 98-minute encounter.

That is O’Connell’s second profession ATP-level main-draw victory on clay and units up a second-round showdown with world No.31 Botic van de Zandschulp.

Aussies in motion – Marrakech

RESULTS
Males’s singles, first spherical
Chris O’Connell (AUS) d [Q] Riccardo Bonadio (ITA) 7-5 6-4

COMING UP
Males’s singles, second spherical
Alexei Popyrin (AUS) v [2] Dan Evans (GBR)
Chris O’Connell (AUS) v [3] Botic van de Zandschulp (NED)

Houston, USA

Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler have mixed to attain their first crew win since their memorable Australian Open 2023 run.

The reigning AO champions defeated American wildcards William Blumberg and Christian Harrison 6-2 7-5 in opening-round doubles motion at this time at an ATP 250 event in Houston.

It’s their seventh victory from the 9 matches they’ve contested to this point this season.

Max Purcell and Jordan Thompson additionally moved into the doubles quarterfinals on the clay-court occasion, blitzing previous American wildcards Hunter Reese and Reese Stalder in 58 minutes.

Earlier within the day, Thompson’s singles marketing campaign ended with a straight-sets loss to fifth-seeded American J.J. Wolf.

Aussies in motion – Houston

RESULTS
Males’s singles, first spherical
[5] J.J. Wolf (USA) d Jordan Thompson (AUS) 6-3 6-2

Males’s doubles, first spherical
[1] Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/Jason Kubler (AUS) d [WC] William Blumberg (USA)/Christian Harrison (USA) 6-2 7-5
Max Purcell (AUS)/Jordan Thompson (AUS) d [WC] Hunter Reese (USA)/Reese Stalder (USA) 6-1 6-4

COMING UP
Males’s singles, first spherical
Max Purcell (AUS) v Daniel Altmaier (GER)

Males’s singles, second spherical
[6] Jason Kubler (AUS) v Daniel Elahi Galan (COL)

Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
[1] Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/Jason Kubler (AUS) v TBC
Max Purcell (AUS)/Jordan Thompson (AUS)
v TBC

Charleston, USA

Storm Hunter and American companion Caroline Dolehide have charged into the ladies’s doubles quarterfinals at a WTA 500 event in Charleston.

The third-seeded mixture scored a 7-5 6-3 victory towards Norway’s Ulrikke Eikeri and Czech Miriam Kolodziejova in first-round motion at this time.

That is the primary time that world No.12 Hunter and world No.36 Dolehide have teamed up since reaching final yr’s US Open semifinals. They have been additionally Wimbledon semifinalists collectively in 2021.

Aussies in motion – Charleston

RESULTS
Ladies’s doubles, first spherical
[3] Storm Hunter (AUS)/Caroline Dolehide (USA) d Ulrikke Eikeri (NOR)/Miriam Kolodziejova (CZE) 7-5 6-3

COMING UP
Ladies’s doubles, quarterfinals
[3] Storm Hunter (AUS)/Caroline Dolehide (USA) v TBC

Bogota, Colombia

Olivia Tjandramulia, Australia’s No.3-ranked lady in doubles, has been eradicated at a WTA 250 event in Bogota.

World No.108 Tjandramulia and Chinese language Taipei’s Wu Fang-Hsien misplaced their opening-round match towards American Quinn Gleason and France’s Elixane Lechemia in straight units.

Aussies in motion – Bogota

RESULTS
Ladies’s doubles, first spherical
Quinn Gleason (USA)/Elixane Lechemia (FRA) d [4] Olivia Tjandramulia (AUS)/Wu Fang-Hsien (TPE) 6-2 6-3

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