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The spectacular runs of Australian juniors Lily Taylor and Emerson Jones have come to an finish at Roland Garros.

Paris, France, 7 June 2023 | Leigh Rogers

Australians Emerson Jones and Lily Taylor proved their futures look shiny with breakout performances within the Roland Garros junior competitions. However sadly, their debuts in Paris have come to an finish.

Jones proved no match for world No.3-ranked junior Alina Korneeva of their third-round women’ singles encounter. Korneeva, the reigning Australian Open women’ singles champion, powered to a 6-1 6-1 victory.

The 14-year-old from the Gold Coast was additionally knocked out within the women’ doubles competitors, shedding a three-set second-round battle alongside British companion Hannah Klugman.

Taylor, who scored her first Grand Slam-level win this week, misplaced within the second spherical of the ladies’ doubles occasion as nicely.

The 16-year-old from Brisbane and French companion Jenny Lim had been crushed in three units.

It proved a troublesome day for Australian opponents, with Heath Davidson’s quad wheelchair singles marketing campaign additionally ending.

Japan’s Koji Sugeno scored a 6-2 7-5 victory in opposition to the 36-year-old Australian within the opening spherical.

Davidson now turns his consideration to doubles, the place he’s the No.2 seed alongside Canada’s Robert Shaw.

The world No.4-ranked doubles participant is one in all three Australians nonetheless chasing Grand Slam glory at Roland Garros.

Ellen Perez, who has reached the ladies’s doubles semifinals in a career-best run, and Charlie Camus, a boys’ doubles quarterfinalist, are the opposite last-remaining Aussie hopes.

Aussies in motion – Roland Garros

Women’ singles, third spherical
[3] Alina Korneeva d Emerson Jones (AUS) 6-1 6-1

Women’ doubles, second spherical
Ranah Akua Stoiber (GBR)/Mingge Xu (GBR) d Lily Taylor (AUS)/Jenny Lim (FRA) 6-2 5-7 [10-2]
Alena Kovackova (CZE)/Laura Samsonova (CZE) d Emerson Jones (AUS)/Hannah Klugman (GBR) 7-5 4-6 [10-3]

Quad wheelchair singles, first spherical
[WC] Koji Sugeno (JPN) d Heath Davidson (AUS) 6-2 7-5

Ladies’s doubles, semifinals
[6] Ellen Perez (AUS)/Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) v Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE)/Wang Xinyu (CHN)

> VIEW: Roland Garros 2023 girls’s doubles draw

Boys’ doubles, quarterfinals
Charlie Camus (AUS)/Jan Hrazdil (CZE) v Paul Barbier Gazeu (FRA)/Vuk Radjenovic (SRB)

> VIEW: Roland Garros 2023 boys’ doubles draw

Quad wheelchair doubles, semifinals
[2] Heath Davidson (AUS)/Robert Shaw (CAN) v Koji Sugeno (JPN)/David Wagner (USA)

> VIEW: Roland Garros 2023 quad wheelchair doubles draw

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