De Minaur, Barty headline Aussies in action


Lots of Australia’s top-ranked gamers will compete in European clay tournaments this week.

Barcelona, Spain, 19 April 2021 | Leigh Rogers

Barcelona, Spain

Alex de Minaur and Jordan Thompson lead the Aussie cost at an ATP 500 match in Barcelona this week.

De Minaur is the No.14 seed within the singles draw and receives an opening-round bye, whereas Thompson faces French veteran Richard Gasquet within the first spherical.

Aussies in motion – Barcelona

COMING UP
Males’s singles, first spherical
[14] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v Bye
Jordan Thompson (AUS) v Richard Gasquet (FRA)

Males’s doubles, first spherical
John Friends (AUS)/Luke Saville (AUS) v Marcelo Melo (BRA)/Jean-Julien Rojer (NED)

Belgrade, Serbia

John Millman and Alexei Popyrin are competing at an ATP 250 match in Belgrade this week.

Seventh-seeded Millman faces Serbian wildcard Danilo Petrovic, with Popyrin to play a qualifier within the first spherical.

Aussies in motion – Belgrade

COMING UP
Males’s singles, first spherical
[7] John Millman (AUS) v [WC] Danilo Petrovic (SRB)
Alexei Popyrin (AUS)
v Qualifier

Males’s doubles, first spherical
John Millman (AUS)/John-Patrick Smith (AUS) v Marcelo Demoliner (BRA)/Santiago Gonzalez (MEX)

Stuttgart, Germany

Ash Barty returns to motion in Stuttgart this week. It marks the primary time the world No.1 has competed on European pink clay since claiming the Roland Garros title in 2019.

Barty has a first-round singles bye on the WTA 500 match.

Aussies in motion – Stuttgart

COMING UP
Girls’s singles, first spherical
[1] Ash Barty v Bye

Girls’s doubles, first spherical
Ash Barty (AUS)/Jennifer Brady (USA) v Kaitlyn Christian (USA)/Sabrina Santamaria (USA)



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