Tag: Australian Open

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Tiafoe Triumphs At The Australian Open

18-year-old American wins first Grand Slam main draw match Faces fellow teenager Alexander Zverev in 2nd Round A determined Frances Tiafoe recorded his first career Grand Slam main draw win with an opening round 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-2 victory over Kazakhstan’s Mikail Kukushkin at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday. The JTCC alumnus ...


JTCC Trio In Action Down Under

  Frances Tiafoe qualifies for main draw Megan Moulton-Levy returns after two-year absence due to injury World #22 Treat Huey goes for doubles glory in Melbourne Frances Tiafoe claimed his place in the 2017 Australian Open with a 3-6, 6-0, 7-5 win over fellow American Tim Smyczek in the final round of qualifying on Saturday. ...


Tiafoe, Kudla Enter Final Day of Australian Open Qualifying

With two successful rounds of qualifying in the books at the 2017 Australian Open, JTCC alums, Frances Tiafoe and Denis Kudla, are both one win away from coveted spots in the main draw. Frances, the no. 2 seed in qualifying (ATP #107) faces fellow American and no. 25 seed, Tim Smyczek (ATP #137).  The two have battled three ...