The ninth racket of the world, American John Isner, prevailed over Australian Alexei Popyrin, occupying the 131st line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/0, 6/2 in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open tournament.
Tennis players spent 54 minutes on the court. During this time, the 33-year-old Isner performed six aces, made a mistake once when applying and sold five break points, and the 19-year-old Popyrin once blew, made one double mistake and did not make a single break.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the third round of the “Masters” in Indian Wells Isner will fight with Argentine Guido Pella.