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Aleksandar Vukic, Alex de Minaur and Thanasi Kokkinakis are amongst eight Australians in motion on day two at US Open 2023.

New York, USA, 29 August 2023 | Leigh Rogers

Alex de Minaur leads the Aussie cost on day two at this 12 months’s US Open.

The No.13 seed, who faces Kazakh qualifier Timofey Skatov within the opening spherical, is amongst eight Australian males in motion at Flushing Meadows.

With 11 wins from his previous 15 matches, De Minaur carries spectacular momentum into his seventh US Open marketing campaign.

“It’s been an incredible run to date and I’m wanting ahead to beginning right here in New York,” De Minaur informed Stan Sport.

“I’m feeling much more assured with my tennis and I feel it’s displaying.”

World No.43 Max Purcell and world No.69 Chris O’Connell, who’re each from Sydney’s Northern Seashores and having fun with career-best seasons, meet in an all-Australian opening-round showdown.

Purcell, who’s finest pals with O’Connell’s youthful brother, is aiming to attain a career-first main-draw win in New York.

They’ve performed as soon as earlier than on the skilled tour, with O’Connell successful an Australian Professional Tour remaining at Sydney in November 2016.

Aleksandar Vukic will make his US Open main-draw debut in opposition to world No.12 Alexander Zverev, a finalist at Flushing Meadows in 2020.

“I’ve had some good outcomes throughout this US hard-court swing. I’m enjoying nice and feeling nice,” world No.50 Vukic mentioned.

“I feel he has quite a lot of the strain going into this match, he’s positively anticipated to win. So for me, there’s nothing to lose.”

Jordan Thompson begins his eighth US Open marketing campaign in opposition to world No.65 Botic van de Zandschulp, a US Open quarterfinalist in 2021, whereas Thanasi Kokkinakis meets Chinese language Taipei qualifier Hsu Yu-Hsiou.

“I’m pleased to be again in New York. It’s all the time an incredible place to play, with loopy ambiance,” mentioned Kokkinakis forward of his fifth main-draw look in New York.

Jason Kubler and fortunate loser James Duckworth are additionally scheduled to play their opening-round matches on day two.

The US Open is broadcast in Australia on the 9 Community and Stan Sport, with protection ranging from 1am AEST.

Aussies in motion on day two:

Males’s singles, first spherical
[LL] James Duckworth (AUS) v [Q] Felipe Meligeni Alves (BRA), Courtroom 4, first match (from 1am AEST)
Jason Kubler (AUS) v Matteo Arnaldi (ITA), Courtroom 14, first match (from 1am AEST)
Max Purcell (AUS)
 v Chris O’Connell (AUS), Courtroom 15, first match (from 1am AEST)
Aleksandar Vukic (AUS) v [12] Alexander Zverev (GER), Courtroom 17, first match (from 1am AEST)
Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS) v [Q] Hsu Yu-Hsiou (TPE), Courtroom 9, second match
Jordan Thompson (AUS) v Botic van de Zandschulp (NED), Courtroom 8, third match
[13] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v [Q] Timofey Skatov (KAZ), Courtroom 11, fourth match

> VIEW: Full US Open 2023 day two schedule

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