The ninth racket of the world, Japanese Kei Nishikori, reached the second round of the Australian Open on the refusal of the Pole Kamil Majchrzak, occupying the 176th line of the ATP rating.
The match ended with the score 3/6, 6/7 (6), 6/0, 6/2, 3/0. Tennis players spent on the court 2 hours and 48 minutes. During this time, 29-year-old Nishikori completed six aces, made a mistake three times in filing and realized eight break points, and 23-year-old Majchrzak filed 11 times, made nine double mistakes and made two breaks.
This was the first official meeting of athletes.