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Jordan Thompson is ready to enhance on his career-high rating after advancing to the quarterfinals of the Dallas Open.

Dallas, USA, 9 February 2024 | Vivienne Christie

Jordan Thompson is exhibiting some imperious kind as he joins fellow Australian James Duckworth as a quarterfinalist on the Dallas Open,

In two match wins up to now on the ATP 250 event, Thompson has surrendered solely six video games and recorded a complete of three unforced errors.

Thompson’s newest victory – achieved towards fortunate loser Denis Kudla 6-1 6-1 in simply over an hour – will see the present No.44 enhance on his previous-best world No.43 rating (set in 2019) within the subsequent launch of the rankings.

The Australian dominated from begin to end towards his world No.174 opponent, taking a 4-1 lead within the opening set and with a second break of serve within the fifth sport, simply closing out the primary set.

He secured breaks within the first, fifth and last sport of the second set to safe a convincing victory.

Thompson will take justifiable confidence right into a quarterfinal showdown with No.3 seed Ben Shelton. Towards Kudla, he fired seven aces amongst 21 winners, recorded zero double faults and saved all three face factors he confronted.

The 29-year-old Sydneysider registered solely three unforced errors, virtually matching his excellent opening-round efficiency towards Adam Neff, wherein he didn’t report a single error.

The victory sees Thompson progress to a 19th ATP-level quarterfinal and fourth on the Dallas event. It follows a formidable begin to the season for the No.3 Australian, who defeated No.4 seed Ugo Humbert and prolific champion Rafael Nadal to achieve the semifinalist in Brisbane.

Rinky Hijikata bowed out on the ATP event, exiting in straight units to No.8 seed Dominik Koepfer however reached the doubles semifinal alongside American associate William Blumberg.

Thompson additionally added to his profitable day in Dallas as he and associate Max Purcell progressed to the doubles semifinals with victory over Luis David Martinez and Miguel Angel Reyes-Verala.

 Aussies in motion – Dallas

RESULTS  
Males’s singles, second spherical
[7] Jordan Thompson (AUS) d Denis Kudla (USA) 6-1 6-1
Dominik Koepfer (GER) d Rinky Hijikata (AUS) 6-3 7-6(5)

Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
[4] Max Purcell(AUS)/Jordan Thompson (AUS) d Luis D Martinez (VEN)/Miguel A Reyes-Verala (MEX) 6-1 6-3
Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/Williams Blumberg (USA) d Francisco Crabal (POR)/Henry Patten (GBR) 3-6 6-3 [10-8]

COMING UP
Males’s singles, quarterfinals
James Duckworth (AUS) v [4] Adrian Mannarino
[7] Jordan Thompson (AUS) v [3] Ben Shelton

Males’s doubles, semifinals
[4] Max Purcell(AUS)/Jordan Thompson (AUS) v TBC 
Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/Williams Blumberg (USA) v [WC] Emilio Nava (USA)/Ben Shelton (USA

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