Ward bounces back from set down to keep Australian Open bid on track
Great Britain's James Ward came back from a set down to go forward to the second round of Australian Open qualifying.
Ward, who is the 32nd seed in the men's qualifying draw, lost the first set against Inigo Cervantes-Huegun on Wednesday but resumed the match in much better touch.
Fighting spirit: James Ward battle back to beat Spain's Inigo Cervantes-Huegun
He won successive sets on court four to seal a (2)6-7 7-6(3) 6-1 win and will now meet Czech Ivo Minar in the next phase.
Irishman Conor Niland is out after losing his first-round match against Switzerland's Stephane Bohli 6-3 6-2.
On track: Ward remains on course to reach the first round of the Australian Open