The 87th racket of the world, Australian Bernard Tomic, outplayed Slovak Lukas Lacko, occupying the 130th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/4, 6/2 at the start of the tournament in New York.
The match lasted 53 minutes. During this time, the 26-year-old Tomic performed nine aces, never made a mistake with the pitch and sold three break points, and the 31-year-old Lacko filed six times, made two double mistakes and did not make a single break.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 1: 1. In the second round of the New York Open competition, Tomic will fight American John Isner.