Tennis - Americans Steve Johnson and Sachia Vickery qualify for Australian Open

Tennis - Johnson and Vickery win USTA wild card playoffs

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Tennis - Americans Steve Johnson and Sachia Vickery qualify for Australian Open

Tennis - Americans Steve Johnson and Sachia Vickery have won the USTA Australian Open wild card playoffs, securing a main draw berth in the first grand slam of the season. In a battle of 18 year olds, Vickery beat Victoria Duval, 6-2, 6-3 to ensure that she will make her debut in Melbourne.

Meanwhile, 23 year old Johnson needed five sets to beat 22 ear old Tennys Sandgren, 4-6, 6-3, 0-6, 7-6(5), 6-1,to ensure he will be in Melbourne for the second time in his career. This was Johnson's first five set win.

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