The sixth racket of the world, South African Kevin Anderson, lost to American Francis Tiafoe, who occupies the 39th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/4, 4/6, 4/6, 5/7 in the second round of the Australian Open.
The meeting lasted 2 hours and 59 minutes. During this time, the 32-year-old Anderson performed 13 aces, made a mistake four times in filing and realized two break points, and the 21-year-old Tiafo gave a proper bid ten times, made two double mistakes and made four breaks.
Previously, the score in personal meetings was 3-0 in favor of the representative of South Africa. In the third round of the “major” in Melbourne, Tiafo will play with the Italian Andreas Seppi.