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Australian Open 2023: Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram through in men’s doubles; Jamie Murray wins in mixed

Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram tap hands

Joe Salisbury and Rajeev Ram won the Australian Open title in 2020
Venue: Melbourne Park Dates: 16-29 January
Coverage: Commentary every day from 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 Sports Extra ‘Tennis Breakfast’ live from Melbourne, with selected live text commentaries and match reports on the BBC Sport website & app

Britain’s Joe Salisbury and American partner Rajeev Ram reached the third round of the Australian Open men’s doubles with victory over Alexei Popyrin and Marc Polmans.

Second seeds Salisbury and Ram beat the Australian pair 7-6 (8-6) 4-6 6-3.

They will play Hugo Nys and Jan Zielinski for a place in the quarter-finals in Melbourne.

Earlier, Britain’s Jamie Murray and American Taylor Townsend reached the mixed doubles quarter-finals.

Murray and Townsend came from a set down to beat Nikola Mektic and Demi Schuurs 6-7 (5-7) 6-4 10-5.

They could face Britain’s Neal Skupski and partner Desirae Krawczyk in the last eight.

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