The fight lasted 2 hours and 25 minutes. The 34th racket of the world, 21-year-old Francis, made four breaks and ace, making a double mistake when serving. 37-year-old Ferrer, occupying the 155th line of the world table of ranks, twice took the submission of an opponent, made nine aces and five double errors.
Previously between the players have not met. In the fourth round of the Miami Open, Tiafoe will play with David Goffin.