The fourth racket of the world, German Alexander Zverev, defeated the Slovenian Aljaz Bedene, who occupies the 67th line of the ATP rating, with a 6/4, 6/1, 6/4 score at the start of the Australian Open.
The match lasted 1 hour and 55 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Zverev completed 11 aces, made a mistake six times in filing and sold six break points, and the 29-year-old Bedene filed seven times, made two double mistakes and made two breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings was 3-0 in favor of the German. The next opponent of Zverev in Melbourne will be the winner of the match between the French, Jérémy Chardy and Ugo Humbert.