The 21st racket of the world, Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov, outplayed Serb Janko Tipsarevic, who occupies the 609th line of the ATP rating, with a 4/6, 6/3, 6/1, 6/4 line at the start of the “major” in Melbourne.
Tennis players spent on the court 2 hours 33 minutes. During this time, the 27-year-old Dimitrov performed 18 aces, made a mistake eight times in filing and sold five break points, and the 34-year-old Tipsarevic six times filed through, made four double mistakes and made one break. Earlier personal score was 4: 1 in favor of the Serb.
In the second round of the Australian Open, Dimitrov will face Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas, who defeated Serb Dusan Lajovic with a score of 6/4, 7/5, 6/1.