Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov could not overcome the barrier of the third round of the Australian Open, losing in three sets to Spaniard Roberto Bautista-Agut – 4/6, 5/7, 4/6.
For 2 hours and 8 minutes of the match, the 11th number of the ATP rating, 22-year-old Karen, twice took delivery of an opponent, made eight aces and five double mistakes. 30-year-old Roberto, who occupies the 24th position in the world classification, recorded five breaks and aces to his asset, having made a double mistake when serving.
The Spaniard increased the gap in the personal meetings of the players – 3: 1. In the 1/8 finals of the tournament Bautista-Agut will fight the winner of the game of his compatriot Fernardo Verdasco and Croatian Marin Cilic.