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Rinky Hijikata is thru to his second quarterfinal of 2024 in Delray Seaside, whereas fellow Aussie Alex de Minaur has reached the identical stage in Rotterdam.

Delray Seaside, USA, 15 February 2024 | Matt Trollope

Delray Seaside, USA

Rinky Hijikata has superior to his third profession ATP Tour quarterfinal after a three-set win over Italy’s Matteo Arnaldi on the 250 hard-court occasion in Florida’s Delray Seaside.

The Aussie teenager beat the world No.43 6-2 3-6 6-4 to succeed in his second quarterfinal of the season, after additionally doing so on the Brisbane Worldwide in January.

Hijikata clinched victory with a robust forehand winner and can subsequent face Taylor Fritz, after the No.1 seed beat Portugal’s Nuno Borges.

This efficiency is anticipated to return Hijikata to the world’s prime 80 and nearer to his career-high of world No.70, achieved final October.

Fellow Aussie Jordan Thompson might be a part of Hijikata within the Delray Seaside; Thompson subsequent faces American qualifier Nicolas Moreno de Alboran, a match scheduled for Thursday afternoon (native time).

Capping a optimistic day, Hijikata returned to the courtroom later and gained his first-round doubles match alongside William Blumberg.

Aussies in motion – Delray Seaside

RESULTS  
Males’s singles, second spherical
Rinky Hijikata (AUS) d [6] Matteo Arnaldi (ITA) 6-2 3-6 6-4

Males’s doubles, first spherical
Andrew Harris (AUS)/Dominik Koepfer (GER) d [4] Gonzalo Escobar (ECU)/Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ) 7-6(5) 7-6(5)
[WC] Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/William Blumburg (USA) d Francisco Cabral (POR)/Henry Patten (GBR) 6-4 6-2

COMING UP
Males’s singles, quarterfinals
Rinky Hijikata (AUS) v [1] Taylor Fritz

Males’s singles, second spherical 
Jordan Thompson (AUS) v [Q] Nicolas Moreno de Alboran (USA)

Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
Andrew Harris (AUS)/Dominik Koepfer (GER) v Diego Hidalgo (ECU)/Cristian Rodriguez (COL)[WC] Rinky Hijikata (AUS)/William Blumburg (USA) v [1] Santiago Gonzalez (MEX)/Neal Skupski (GBR)

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Alex de Minaur continued his profitable methods on the ATP 500 indoor hard-court match in Rotterdam, beating David Goffin in straight units on Wednesday.

The No.5 seed’s 6-3 6-1 win over Goffin adopted on from his 6-4 6-3 win over Sebastian Korda a day earlier.

He improves to 8-2 in season 2024 and is projected to return to the world’s prime 10.

De Minaur’s win units up a quarterfinal showdown with Andrey Rublev – a rematch of their high-quality fourth-round conflict at AO 2024, which Rublev gained in 5 units. 

Rublev saved three match factors to overcame Felix Auger-Aliassime within the second spherical.

Aussies in motion – Rotterdam

RESULTS  
Males’s singles, second spherical
[5] Alex de Minaur (AUS) d [Q] David Goffin (BEL) 6-3 6-1

COMING UP
Males’s singles, quarterfinals
[5] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v [2] Andrey Rublev

Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
[Q] John-Patrick Smith (AUS)/Andreas Mies (GER) v [1] Ivan Dodig (CRO)/Austin Krajicek (USA)

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