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Australian Open: Lehecka into third round

Jiri Lehecka defeated Christopher Eubanks 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Wednesday and will face the winner of the match between No 11 seed Cameron Norrie and Frenchman Constant Lestienne in the next round

Jiri Lehecka Jiri Lehecka of Czech Republic during Day 3 of the 2023 Men’s ASB Classic. ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday 11 January 2023. (Photosport/Panoramic)
Australian Open •Second round • completed
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Czech Jiri Lehecka won against American wildcard Christopher Eubanks 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to reach the third round of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Wednesday.

Lehecka, ranked No 71, will play No 11 seed Cameron Norrie next.

The 21-year-old Czech beat Croat Borna Coric, the No 21 seed (6-3, 6-3, 6-3) ahead of his victory.

In the previous round, Eubanks, ranked No 116, defeated SoonWoo Kwon (6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-3, 4-6, 6-4).

Melbourne (Grand Slam), other second-round results (Melbourne Park, hard, USD 24.297.942, most recent results first):

  • Andy Murray vs. Thanasi Kokkinakis
  • Enzo Couacaud vs. Novak Djokovic
  • Adrian Mannarino vs. Alex De Minaur
  • Brandon Holt vs. Roberto Bautista Agut
  • Grigor Dimitrov vs. Laslo Djere
  • Maxime Cressy vs. Holger Rune
  • Pablo Carreno Busta vs. Benjamin Bonzi
  • Taylor Fritz vs. Alexei Popyrin
  • Denis Kudla vs. Ugo Humbert
  • Michael Mmoh vs. Alexander Zverev
  • Diego Schwartzman vs. J.J. Wolf
  • Ben Shelton vs. Nicolas Jarry
  • Andrey Rublev vs. Emil Ruusuvuori
  • Jenson Brooksby vs. Casper Ruud
  • Alejandro Davidovich Fokina vs. Tommy Paul
  • Jeremy Chardy vs. Daniel Evans
  • Cameron Norrie vs. Constant Lestienne: wednesday
  • Tallon Griekspoor beat Botic Van De Zandschulp (32): 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
  • Sebastian Korda (29) beat Yosuke Watanuki (Q): 6-2, 7-5, 6-4
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas (3) beat Rinky Hijikata (WC): 6-3, 6-0, 6-2
  • Hubert Hurkacz vs. Lorenzo Sonego: wednesday
  • Denis Shapovalov (20) beat Taro Daniel: 6-3, 7-6 (3), 7-5
  • Francisco Cerundolo (28) beat Corentin Moutet: 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, 7-5
  • Yoshihito Nishioka (31) beat Dalibor Svrcina (Q): 6-3, 6-4, 6-2
  • Daniil Medvedev (7) beat John Millman (WC): 7-5, 6-2, 6-2
  • Marton Fucsovics beat Lloyd Harris: 6-2, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
  • Karen Khachanov (18) beat Jason Kubler (WC): 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-2
  • Frances Tiafoe (16) beat Juncheng Shang (Q): 6-4, 6-4, 6-1
  • Mackenzie McDonald beat Rafael Nadal (1): 6-4, 6-4, 7-5
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime (6) beat Alex Molcan: 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
  • Jannik Sinner (15) beat Tomas Martin Etcheverry: 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
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