The 14th World No., Russian Daniil Medvedev, in three sets lost to Australian Nick Kyrgios, who occupies the 36th line of the ATP rating, with a 3/6, 6/3, 3/6 score at the start of the tournament in Rome.
Tennis players spent 1 hour and 33 minutes on the court. During this time, the 23-year-old Medvedev performed 12 aces, made a mistake five times in filing and sold one break point, and the 24-year-old Kyrgios filed right through 15 times, did not make a single double mistake and made two breaks.
This was the first official meeting of athletes. In the second round of the Internazionali BNL D’Italia competition, Kyrgios will face off against Norwegian Casper Ruud.