Young Aussie Doing Well at New York Open

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Jordan Thompson has progressed to the last eight of the ATP Tour’s New York Open with a comeback win over qualifier Christopher Eubanks.

World No.60 Thompson dropped the first set before he found his form to prevail 4-6 6-1 6-4.

His victory set up a potential all-Australian quarter-final against Bernard Tomic, who will face top seed John Isner in a second-round meeting on Wednesday evening.

Italian Paolo Lorenzi overcame American Ryan Harrison 4-6 6-4 6-4 in their second-round match to reach the quarters.

In first-round action on Wednesday, Denis Istomin accounted for Mackenzie McDonald 4-6 6-2 6-3 while Moldovan Radu Albot survived 37 aces from Ivo Karlovic to outlast the veteran Croatian 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5).