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Australian Open: Poland’s Kubot into 2nd round of men's doubles

11.02.2021 08:45
Poland’s Łukasz Kubot and the Netherlands' Wesley Koolhof have advanced to the second round of the men's doubles competition at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne.
Łukasz Kubot
Łukasz KubotPAP/Adam Warżawa

The Polish-Dutch pairing beat Uruguay's Ariel Behar and Ecuador’s Gonzalo Escobar 6-3, 6-4 in their first-round encounter Down Under on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Poland'Hubert Hurkacz and Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime were eliminated from the men's doubles at the Australian Open after being stopped in the first round by Britain's Ken and Neal Skupski.

The Pole and the Canadian lost 3-6, 2-6.

Hurkacz earlier bowed out of the men's singles in Melbourne after losing to Sweden's Mikael Ymer 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 5-7, 3-6 in the first round.

Meanwhile, Poland’s French Open champion Iga Świątek has entered the third round of the women’s singles, where she will face off against French player Fiona Ferro in Melbourne on Friday.

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Posted by PolskieRadio24.pl on Monday, February 1, 2021


Source: IAR, PAP