Australian Open 2024 results: Jannik Sinner into third round with win over Jesper de Jong-ZoomTech News

Jannik Sinner stormed into the third spherical of the Australian Open with a dominant win towards Jesper de Jong.

The Italian fourth seed took simply 103 minutes to thrash the Dutch qualifier 6-2 6-2 6-2 beneath a closed roof on Margaret Court docket Area on a wet day.

Sinner, 22, who will face Daniel Elahi Galan or Sebastian Baez within the subsequent spherical, mentioned he has been working within the health club on his off-days in Melbourne.

He joked he needed a muscular physique just like the actors in TV present Baywatch.

“Tomorrow I’ve a time without work, making an attempt to follow myself into the match rhythm. I [will do] additionally a bit of bit within the health club. Even if you cannot see it, I am skinny, however it’s OK,” Sinner mentioned.

“I am proud of my physicality in the intervening time. In fact it is a dream to have the ‘Baywatch’ physicality however it’s OK.”

Elsewhere, there have been shock exits for seventeenth seed Frances Tiafoe and twenty fifth seed Lorenzo Musetti.

Tiafoe suffered a 6-4 6-4 7-6 (7-5) defeat by Czech world quantity 75 Tomas Machac, whereas French teenager Luca van Assche fought again from two-sets-to-one right down to beat Italy’s Musetti 6-3 3-6 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 6-0.

Tiafoe’s American compatriots, twelfth seed Taylor Fritz and sixteenth seed Ben Shelton claimed wins towards French fortunate loser Hugo Gaston and Australia’s Christopher O’Connell, respectively.

Nevertheless, Russian fifth seed Andrey Rublev wanted simply 99 minutes to beat American Chris Eubanks 6-4 6-4 6-4.

Argentina’s Tomas Martin Etcheverry, who beat Andy Murray in straight units on Monday, additionally gained 6-4 6-4 6-4 towards French two-time quarter-finalist Gael Monfils to seal his third-round spot.

In the meantime, Australian tenth seed Alex de Minaur swept apart Italy’s Matteo Arnaldi 6-3 6-0 6-3.

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