Australian Open 2024 results: Joe Salisbury, Neal Skupski and Lloyd Glasspool all progress in doubles-ZoomTech News

Britain’s Joe Salisbury and American team-mate Rajeev Ram started their Australian Open males’s doubles marketing campaign with a straight-set victory.

The third seeds, who’ve received 4 Grand Slams collectively, beat Dutchman Matwe Middelkoop and Brazilian Marcelo Melo 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 in Melbourne.

Britons Neal Skupski and Lloyd Glasspool additionally progressed alongside their respective companions.

However within the girls’s draw Heather Watson and Maia Lumsden each misplaced.

Salisbury and Ram received a historic third consecutive US Open males’s doubles title collectively in September – a feat that had by no means been achieved within the Open Period.

Their different main success got here on the 2020 Australian Open earlier than they reached the ultimate at Melbourne Park once more the next yr, however they exited the event within the third spherical in 2023.

Winners on the Adelaide Worldwide this month, they got here by way of their opening match in straight units after one hour and 40 minutes to arrange a gathering with German Daniel Altmaier and Mexico’s Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela.

Skupski and Mexican Santiago Gonzalez, the eleventh seeds, received 7-6 (8-6) 6-1 in opposition to American Mackenzie McDonald and Dutchman Botic van de Zandschulp.

Glasspool and Dutch associate Jean-Julien Rojer progressed with a 7-6 (7-2) 6-2 win in opposition to Dutch pair Tallon Griekspoor and Bart Stevens.

Within the girls’s draw, Watson and Italian Lucia Bronzetti have been overwhelmed 6-3 6-3 by Chinese language wildcards Wang Yafan and Yuan Yue.

Lumsden and Georgia’s Oksana Kalashnikova are additionally out after dropping 6-4 6-3 in opposition to Australian wildcards Daria Saville and Ajla Tomljanovic.

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