Barty, Millman make perfect Olympic starts

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It was a mixed container for the Aussies connected the archetypal time of tennis contention astatine the Tokyo Olympics, with John Millman and the squad of Storm Sanders and Ash Barty winning comfortably, but Sam Stosur losing.

Millman was archetypal up, easy beating Lorenzo Musetti successful consecutive sets, 6-3, 6-4.

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Sam Stosur successful enactment during her lucifer connected Saturday. (Getty)

He'll present play Spanish young weapon Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, who precocious enjoyed a spirited tally to the quarter-finals astatine the French Open - if Millman wins that, a imaginable match-up with Novak Djokovic looms successful the 3rd round.

Stosur faced highly-rated Elena Rybakina from Kazakhstan, who is besides caller disconnected an quality successful the past 8 astatine Roland-Garros, arsenic good arsenic a berth successful the past 16 astatine Wimbledon.

Unfortunately for the seasoned Australian, she went down 6-4, 6-2.

The squad of Ash Barty and Storm Sanders needed little than an hr to get past Japan's Nao Hibino and Makoto Ninomiya, winning 6-1, 6-2.

Ash Barty hits a forehand successful Tokyo. (Getty)

Barty volition commencement her singles run time morning, arsenic volition James Duckworth and Ajla Tomljanovic.

Stosur volition get a speedy changeable a redemption arsenic she teams up with Ellen Perez for their women's doubles clash, portion Millman teams with Luke Saville successful the men's.

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