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Qualifier Thanasi Kokkinakis has now gained three straight matches in Toronto, advancing to the second spherical of the Canadian ATP Masters 1000 occasion.

Toronto, Canada, 7 August 2023 | Matt Trollope

Toronto, Canada

Thanasi Kokkinakis will play Lorenzo Musetti for a spot within the final 16 of the ATP Masters 1000 occasion in Toronto after beating Zhang Zhizhen within the first spherical.

Kokkinakis beat the Chinese language participant, who’s ranked 23 locations larger at world No.63, in straight units to arrange a showdown with sixteenth seed Musetti.

Kokkinakis’ 7-5 6-4 win over Zhang was his third straight in Toronto, after profitable two matches within the qualifying draw.

He hit 14 aces en path to his thirty first match win of 2023, and improves to 6-3 on North American laborious courts this summer time (in any respect ranges).

On Tuesday, Alex de Minaur and Max Purcell will try to affix Kokkinakis within the second spherical, as will Aleksandar Vukic, who entered the principle draw as a fortunate loser after Grigor Dimitrov’s withdrawal.

Purcell, who like Kokkinakis certified for the principle attract singles, additionally started his doubles marketing campaign on a profitable word.

Purcell mixed with Andrey Rublev to beat Australian Open 2023 finalists Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski.

On the concurrent WTA 1000 match in Montreal, Kimberly Birrell will even play on Tuesday; she takes on comeback star Caroline Wozniacki within the Dane’s first match in three-and-a-half years.

Aussies in motion – Toronto

RESULTS
Males’s singles, first spherical
[Q] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) d Zhang Zhizhen (CHN) 7-5 6-4

Males’s doubles, first spherical
Max Purcell (AUS)/Andrey Rublev d [5] Hugo Nys (MON)/Jan Zielinski (POL) 7-5 6-4
Marcelo Arevalo (ESA)/Jean-Julien Rojer (NED) d Alex de Minaur (AUS)/Jannik Sinner (ITA) 4-6 6-3 [10-4]

COMING UP
Males’s singles, first spherical
Alex de Minaur (AUS) v [11] Cameron Norrie (GBR)
[Q] Max Purcell (AUS) v [10] Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN)
[LL] Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) v [14] Borna Coric (CRO)

Males’s singles, second spherical
[Q] Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) d [16] Lorenzo Musetti (ITA)

Males’s doubles, first spherical
[4] Matt Ebden (AUS)/Rohan Bopanna (IND) v Bye
John Friends (AUS)/Marcelo Melo (BRA) v Sander Gille (BEL)/Joran Vliegen (BEL)

Males’s doubles second spherical
Max Purcell (AUS)/Andrey Rublev v Nathaniel Lammons (USA)/Jackson Withrow (USA)

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