Miami, FL, USA, 24 March 2015 |

Australian teenager Omar Jasika has come from behind to advance to the second round of Miami Open qualifying on Monday in Florida.

Jasika, a wildcard into the qualifying draw, overcame 19th seed Aljaz Bedene 6-7(5) 6-4 6-4 in two hours and 14 minutes.

The victory puts the 17-year-old just one win away from the main draw; next up he has No.12 seed Filip Krajinovic.

Krajinovic defeated Jaskia’s compatriot Alex Bolt, beating the world No.160 6-2 7-6(2).

The was a second Aussie winner on Monday, with James Duckworth, the 14th seed in qualifying, easily accounting for Romania’s Victor Hanescu.

Duckworth, a recent addition to the world’s top 100, won 6-1 6-2 in just 50 minutes.

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The New South Welshman will next take on No.6 seed Alejandro Gonzalez of Colombia.

Gonzalez accounted for another Aussie, Luke Saville, in a tense match, battling for more than two hours before finally triumphing 6-4 1-6 7-5.

Jasika and Duckworth will attempt to join five other Aussie men in the Miami Open main draw when they play their final-round qualifying matches on Tuesday.

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