The 19th World No., Russian Daniil Medvedev, beat South African Lloyd Harris, who occupies the 119th line of the ATP rating, with a score of 6/1, 6/2, 6/1 at the start of the Australian Open.
The meeting lasted 1 hour 47 minutes. During this time, the 22-year-old Medvedev performed seven aces, made a mistake four times in filing and sold seven break points, and the 21-year-old Harris filed right through six times, made four double mistakes and didn’t make a single break.
Previously, athletes did not meet each other. Medvedev’s next rival in Melbourne will be American Ryan Harrison, who defeated Czech Jiri Vesely with a score of 6/0, 7/5, 6/3.