Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov overcame the barrier of the first round of Wimbledon, beating Korean Soon-Woo Kwon – 7/6 (6), 6/4, 4/6, 7/5.
For 3 hours and 7 minutes of the duel, the ninth racket of the world, 23-year-old Karen, made five breaks and 18 aces, making a mistake six times when serving. 21-year-old Kwon, who is in 125th place in the world classification, four times took the pitch of an opponent, made six aces and five double faults. Previously, the players did not meet each other.
In the second round of the tournament, Khachanov will play against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez.