American tennis player Francis Tiafoe overcame the barrier of the third round of the Australian Open, beating in five sets the Italian Andreas Seppi – 6/7 (3), 6/3, 4/6, 6/4, 6/3.
The fight lasted 3 hours and 17 minutes. The 39th racket of the world, 21-year-old Francis, recorded five breaks and 16 aces, making a mistake five times when serving. 34-year-old Seppi, who occupies the 35th position in the world classification, twice took the pitch of an opponent, made 19 aces and four double errors.
Before each other players have not met. In the fourth round of the tournament Tiafo will meet with Grigor Dimitrov .