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$343,000 payday for Jordan Thompson who cruises into US Open fourth round

Australian Jordan Thompson is through to the last 16 of the US Open after beating Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin in straight sets in the third round.

The 26-year-old from Sydney has reached the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time in his career, setting-up a clash against either the Croatian Borna Coric or Stefanos Tsitsipas from Greece.

Jordan Thompson has won his second round match in New York.

Jordan Thompson has won his second round match in New York.Credit:Getty Images

Thompson earned a $343,000 cheque for reaching the last 16 of the US Open after he powered past Kukushkin an emphatic 7-5, 6-4, 6-1 victory.

The 2020 tournament in New York is already the best performance for world No.63, Thompson, in all of his 20 grand slam appearances.

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