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Jordan Thompson and American companion Sebastian Korda are by way of to the doubles quarterfinals at an ATP Masters 1000 match in Spain.

Madrid, Spain, 2 Might 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Jordan Thompson and his American companion Sebastian Korda have recorded one other spectacular doubles victory on the Madrid Masters.

The unseeded duo, who’re teaming up for the primary time this week, eradicated thirteenth seeds John Friends and his Argentine companion Andres Molteni within the second spherical.

Friends is a former world No.2 in doubles, whereas Molteni is at the moment ranked world No.16 and has claimed two ATP doubles clay-court titles this season.

However it was world No.58 Thompson and world No.185 Korda who had the higher hand of their encounter, conceding a complete of 12 factors on serve for the match. This helped them shut out a 6-4 6-4 victory in a swift 62 minutes.

It’s Thompson and Korda’s second straight-sets triumph in as many days towards a seeded group.

> READ MORE: Thompson and Korda stun prime seeds in opening spherical at Madrid

This propels 30-year-old Thompson into his career-first doubles quarterfinal at ATP Masters 1000 stage and improves his season file in doubles to 19 wins from 23 matches.

It’s the second time that 23-year-old Korda has superior to this stage in an ATP Masters 1000 doubles draw, matching his career-best run at Miami in 2021.

One other seeded pair await within the quarterfinals, the place they’ll face Italian duo and Australian Open 2024 finalists Simone Bolelli and Andrea Vavassori.

World No.24 Bolelli and world No.28 Vavassori are the match’s twelfth seeds.

Aussies in motion – Madrid

RESULTS
Males’s doubles, second spherical
Jordan Thompson (AUS)/Sebastian Korda (USA) d [13] John Friends (AUS)/Andres Molteni (ARG) 6-4 6-4

COMING UP
Males’s doubles, quarterfinals
Jordan Thompson (AUS)/Sebastian Korda (USA) v [12] Simone Bolelli (ITA)/Andrea Vavassori (ITA)

> VIEW: Madrid Masters males’s doubles draw

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