Print Edition - 2017-01-03  |  Sports Digest

De Minaur gets wild card

- - AP, MELBOURNE

Jan 3, 2017-

Australian Open organisers have given 17-year-old Alex De Minaur and Andrew Whittington wild-card entries to the season’s first Grand Slam tournament. De Minaur beat top-seeded Mikhail Kukushkin in the qualifying tournament for the Brisbane International. Whittington, 23, achieved a career-high ranking of No 170 last November after winning six ITF titles and reaching semi-finals at two ATP Challenger events. (AP)

Published: 03-01-2017 09:06

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