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Jordan Thompson and Aleksandar Vukic have efficiently certified for an ATP Masters 1000 event in Miami.

Miami, USA, 22 March 2023 | Leigh Rogers

Jordan Thompson and Aleksandar Vukic have certified for this 12 months’s Miami Open.

Thompson earned his main-draw spot with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 victory in opposition to Czech Tomas Machac in ultimate qualifying spherical motion at the moment.

World No.83 Thompson conceded solely 14 factors on serve within the two-hour and 10-minute encounter.

The 28-year-old Aussie has now received 9 of his previous 10 matches. This contains his gorgeous upset of world No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas at Indian Wells earlier this month.

Vukic can also be in spectacular type. The 26-year-old scored a 6-3 7-6(4) victory at the moment in opposition to world No.102 Aleksandar Kovacevic to qualify at an ATP Masters 1000 event for the third time in his profession.

It’s world No.168 Vukic’s second consecutive victory, in as many days, in opposition to an opponent ranked contained in the world’s high 115.

Vukic has now received seven of his previous 9 matches – along with his solely losses on this interval to three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka and former world No.6 Matteo Berrettini.

Thompson and Vukic be part of Alex de Minaur, Jason Kubler and Alexei Popyrin within the males’s singles predominant draw, in addition to fortunate losers Chris O’Connell and Thanasi Kokkinakis.

O’Connell and Kokkinakis each misplaced their ultimate qualifying spherical matches at the moment – however have been promoted into the principle draw after a number of late withdrawals opened up extra locations.

That is Australia’s highest illustration in a Miami Open males’s singles draw since 2001, when there have been additionally seven opponents.

Aussies in motion – Miami

TODAY’S RESULTS
Males’s qualifying singles, ultimate spherical
[3] Jordan Thompson (AUS) d [21] Tomas Machac (CZE) 6-4 3-6 6-3
Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) d [9] Aleksandar Kovacevic (USA) 6-3 7-6(4)
[19] Yosuke Watanuki (JPN) d [2] Chris O’Connell (AUS) 6-4 6-4
[WC] Benoit Paire (FRA) d [6] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) 6-4 4-6 7-5

COMING UP
Males’s singles, first spherical
[15] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v Bye
Alexei Popyrin (AUS) v Mikael Ymer (SWE)
Jason Kubler (AUS) v Thiago Monteiro (BRA)
[Q] Jordan Thompson (AUS) v Alex Molcan (SVK)
[Q] Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) v Laslo Djere (SRB)
[LL] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) v [WC] Zizou Bergs (BEL)
[LL] Chris O’Connell (AUS) v Richard Gasquet (FRA)

> VIEW: Miami Open males’s singles draw

Girls’s singles, first spherical
[Q] Storm Hunter (AUS) v Sofia Kenin (USA)

> VIEW: Miami Open girls’s singles draw

Males’s doubles, first spherical
[6] Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) v Kevin Krawietz (GER)/Fabrice Martin (FRA)
Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/Jason Kubler (AUS)
v [1] Wesley Koolhof (NED)/Neal Skupski (GBR)
John Friends (AUS)/Marcelo Melo (BRA) v [WC] Marcos Giron (USA)/J.J. Wolf (USA)

Girls’s doubles, first spherical
[6] Storm Hunter (AUS)/Elise Mertens (BEL) v Miyu Kato (JPN)/Aldila Sutjiadi (IDA)
[8] Ellen Perez (AUS)/Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) v Sofia Kenin (USA)/Nadiia Kichenok (UKR)

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