Thirteen American Men Accepted Into Australian Open Qualies

Thirteen American Men Accepted Into Australian Open Qualies

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(December 18, 2012) Thirteen American men have been accepted into the Qualifying draw of the 2013Australian Open. They include James BlakeJack SockSteve JohnsonDenis Kudla, Alex Kuznetsov,WayneRajeev RamTennys Sandgren, Tim SmyczekRyan SweetingMichael Yani and Donald Young.

 

Rhyne Williams also was accepted into qualifying, but Williams claimed a wild card entry into the main draw by winning the USTA Australian Open Wild Card Playoff last weekend. Bradley Klahn and Daniel Kosakowski are the second and third listed alternates, respectively.

 

The 2013 Australian Open qualifying tournament begins on January 7 in Melbourne.

 

The USTA reports that Jesse Levine is listed as an American on the Australian Open qualifying acceptance list, but will be representing Canada in Melbourne.

 

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