April 14, 2024

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AO 2024 – Day 4 men’s final results

MELBOURNE, Australia – This top-half second-round lineup isn’t HUGELY compelling on paper. Although tennis has a way of putting some barnburners up there when you least expect it.

Two Aussies get Rod Laver – the favorite de Minaur against a similar type of player (with a little more firepower) in Arnaldi.

And the underdog, Popyrin, against the defending champion Novak Djokovic. He performed, but for the second straight round Djokovic prevailed against an eager young opponent.

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Australian Open
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Category: Grand Slam
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Jan. 14 – 28, 2024
Prize money: $86.5 million AUD
Draws: S128 / D64

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2024
Results

Five-setters

[20] Adrian Mannarino (FRA) def. Jaume Munar (ESP) 63 63 16 26 63

Luca Van Assche (FRA) def [25] Lorenzo Musetti (ITA) 63 36 67 (5) 63 60 

Upsets

Tomas Machac (CZE) def [17] Frances Tiafoe (USA) 64 64 76 (5)
Fabio Maroszan (HUN) def [22] Francisco Cerundolo (ARG) 76 (5) 64 62

The 4, 4 and 4 brigade

[5] Andrey Rublev (RUS) def Christopher Eubanks (USA) 64 64 64
[29] Sebastian Korda (USA) def Quentin Halys (FRA) 64 64 64
[30] Thomas Martin Etcheverry (ARG) def. Gaël Monfils (FRA) 64 64 64

Other seeds advancing

[1] Novak Djokovic (SRB) def. Alexei Popyrin (AUS) 63 46 76 (4) 63
[4] Jannik Sinner (ITA) def. [Q] Jesper de Jong (NED) 62 62 62
[7] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
def. Jordan Thompson (AUS) 46 76 (6) 62 76 (4)
[10] Alex de Minaur (AUS) def. Matteo Arnaldi (ITA) 63 60 63
[12] Taylor Fritz (USA) def. [LL] Hugo Gaston (FRA) 60 63 61
[15] Karen Khachanov (RUS) def [Q] Aleksandar Kovacevic (USA) 64 63 36 63
[16] Ben Shelton (USA) def. Christopher O’Connell (AUS) 64 61 36 76 (5)
[26] Sebastian Baez (ARG) def. Daniel Elahi Galan (COL) 75 26 62 64

Other results

[Q] Flavio Cobolli (ITA) def Pavel Kotov (RUS) 75 63 57 62

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