Americans & Collegians at the Aussie Open, Day 7

Michael Venus
Photo courtesy of Radio Sport

SPOILER ALERT: Australian Open results below!

 

I owe a huge apology to College Tennis! I have left former LSU All-American Michael Venus off my updates so far, and he is making a great showing in the Mixed Doubles at this year’s Australian Open after losing in the opening round of the Men’s Doubles to American Scott Lipsky and partner David Marrero. I have gone back and edited my previous update articles to include Michael. If there are any other college players I have left out, please let me know!

Here’s the rundown from Day 7:

Men’s Singles (American players in bold red, Collegians in bold blue)

No Americans or Collegians played

Men’s Doubles (American players in bold red, Collegians in bold blue)

Bob Bryan (Stanford)/Mike Bryan (Stanford) d. Jeremy Chardy/Fabrice Martin 6-7 7-6 6-3
Robert Farah (USC)/Juan Sebastian Cabal d. Leander Paes/Purav Raja 6-1 6-2

Women’s Singles (American players in bold red, Collegians in bold blue)

No Americans or Collegians played

Women’s Doubles (American players in bold red, Collegians in bold blue)

Vania King/Jennifer Brady (UCLA) d. Nicole Melichar/Kveta Peschke  6-4 7-6
Su Wei Hsieh/Shuai Peng d. Racquel Atawo/Anna Lena Groenefeld 6-4 6-2

Mixed Doubles (American players in bold red, Collegians in bold blue)

Timea Babos/Rohan Bopanna d. Ellen Perez (UGA)/Andrew Whittington 6-2 6-4
Latisha Chan/Jamie Murray d. Andreja Klepac/Rajeev Ram (Illinois) 4-6 7-5 11-9 
Abigail Spears (UCLA)/Juan Sebastian Cabal d. Renata Voracova/Fabrice Martin 6-4 6-7 10-6
Hao Ching Chan/Michael Venus (LSU) d. Zhaoxuan Yang/Aisam al haq Qureshi 6-3 6-4

Here’s what’s on the schedule for Monday (Sunday night in the US):

Tennys Sandgren (Tennessee) v. Dominic Thiem (5)
Madison Keys (17) v. Caroline Garcia (8)
Rajeev Ram (Illinois)/Divij Sharan (16) v. Lukasz Kubot/Marcelo Melo (1)
Dom Inglot (UVA)/Marcus Daniell v. Podlipnik-Castillo/Vasilevski
Ben McLachlan (Cal)/Jan Lennard Struff v. Pablo Carreno-Busta/Guillermo Garcia-Lopez
Abigail Spears/Juan Sebastian Cabal v. Kveta Peschke/Henri Kontinen

The Juniors are in their second round of singles and first round of doubles. American Juniors finished the first round of singles play at 5-3 (girls) and 4-2 (boys). Follow Colette Lewis on Twitter at @zootennis for updates on match-ups and results. You can see the full draws here as well as on the Australian Open App. Matches continue to be aired live in the US on both the Tennis Channel and ESPN2 as well as streaming on the ESPN app. I’ve been watching full replays of both Main Draw and Junior matches as well on the ESPN app on my AppleTV. Enjoy – there is still a lot of great tennis to come!

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