The 35th racket of the world, Australian Nick Kyrgios, in three sets, broke the resistance of American Ryan Harrison, who occupies the 62nd line of the ATP rating, with a score of 7/6 (5), 5/7, 7/6 (5) at the start of the tournament in Brisbane. The match lasted 2 hours and 8 minutes. During this time, the 23-year-old Kyrgios completed 44 aces, made a mistake three times in filing and did not realize a single break point, and the 26-year-old Harrison filed 27 times, made three double mistakes and made one break. Now the score in personal meetings was 4-0 in favor of the Australian. In the second round of the Brisbane International competition, Kyrgios will cross the rackets with the Frenchman Jérémy Chardy.