The 31st World No., Australian Alex De Minaur, beat his compatriot Alexei Popyrin, occupying the 147th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/2, 6/2 at the start of the tournament in Brisbane. The match lasted 1 hour. During this time, the 19-year-old De Minaur performed one Ace, made a mistake twice when serving and sold five break points, and his compatriot filed five times through, made five double mistakes and made one break. This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the second round of the competition Brisbane International, De Minaur faced off with another compatriot Jordan Thompson, who beat Alex Bolt with a score of 6/3, 6/0.