Jamie Baker and James Ward record victories in qualifying for the Australian Open
Jamie Baker is on course for the main draw of the Australian Open after victory over Julio Cesar Campozano.
Last Updated: 09/01/13 4:05pm
The world No 246 needed one hour and 32 minutes to secure a 6-3 7-5 over the Ecuadorian.
Campozano is ranked 24 places higher.than the 26-year-old Briton, however Baker put in an assured display - making just one unforced error.
Baker will now face either Matteo Viola in the next round after the 19th seed saw off Matwe Middelkoop in three sets.
British No 4 James Ward is also through to the second round following his victory over Boris Pashanski.
Ward broke the 30-year-old Serbian four times en route to a 6-4 6-3 win in one hour 12 minutes.