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Gold Coast expertise Emerson Jones advances to the Roland Garros 2024 women’ doubles semifinals alongside Italian accomplice Vittoria Paganetti.

Paris, France, 7 June 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Emerson Jones has grow to be the primary Australian in 10 years to advance to a women’ doubles semifinal at Roland Garros.

The 15-year-old Jones continued her spectacular run alongside Italian Vittoria Paganetti, eliminating the No.2 seeds within the quarterfinals.

Jones and Paganetti edged out a 6-4 7-5 victory towards British mixture Hannah Klugman and Mingge Xu.

This sees world No.2 Jones grow to be solely the third Australian up to now 20 years to succeed in a women’ doubles semifinal on the clay-court Grand Slam match and the primary to take action since Naiktha Bains (who now represents Nice Britain) in 2014.

In the meantime, Matt Ebden’s quest to grow to be the primary Australian to progress to a males’s doubles last at Roland Garros in 24 years is over.

The 36-year-old from Perth and his Indian accomplice Rohan Bopanna suffered their first Grand Slam lack of the season, bowing out within the males’s doubles semifinals.

In a rematch of this yr’s Australian Open last, Italians Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavassori turned the tables to file a 7-5 2-6 6-2 victory.

This ends a career-best run for world No.3 Ebden in Paris.

Three Australians are scheduled to compete on day 13 at Roland Garros, together with Yassin Hill, who has an opportunity to win his first main title.

After exiting within the wheelchair boys’ singles competitors, the 17-year-old from Melbourne turns his consideration to the wheelchair boys’ doubles last. He’s teaming together with his singles conqueror, Dutch competitor Ivar Van Rijt.

> READ MORE: Hill excited to make Grand Slam debut at Roland Garros

Aussies in motion – Roland Garros

RESULTS
Males’s doubles, semifinals
[11] Simone Bolelli (ITA)/Andrea Vavassori (ITA) d [2] Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) 7-5 2-6 6-2

Ladies’ doubles, quarterfinals
[5] Emerson Jones (AUS)/Vittoria Paganetti (ITA) d [2] Hannah Klugman (GBR)/Mingge Xu (GBR) 6-4 7-5

Wheelchair boys’ singles, semifinals
[2] Ivar Van Rijt (NED) d Yassin Hill (AUS) 6-2 6-0

COMING UP
Ladies’ doubles, semifinals
[5] Emerson Jones (AUS)/Vittoria Paganetti (ITA) v [3] Renata Jamrichova (SVK)/Tereza Valentova (CZE)

Quad wheelchair doubles, semifinals
Heath Davidson (AUS)
/Donald Ramphadi (RSA) v [1] Sam Schroder (NED)/Niels Vink (NED)

Wheelchair boys’ doubles, last
Yassin Hill (AUS)/Ivar Van Rijt (NED) v Ruben Harris (GBR)/Maximilian Taucher (AUT)

> VIEW: Roland Garros day 13 schedule

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