Alexander Zverev has reached as the first of the seven German Tennis men's second round at the Australian Open. The world number four from Hamburg, Germany won in Melbourne 6:4, 6:1, 6:4 against the Slovenians Aljaz Bedene. On Monday, Jan-Lennard Struff, Peter Gojowczyk and qualifier Rudi were excreted Molleker.
ATP-world champion Zverev coped with his task after a few initial difficulties, the overall scores. The 21-Year-old was after a charge loss in the first set 3:4 at the back against Bedene, who was able to win in six attempts, before a Match at the Grand Slam tournament. "I was a bit slow, that was a Wake-up call. After that I played really well," said Zverev. He rose to the residue, against the 67. in the world rankings and won not only the sentence but also a comfortable lead in the second. Even after a twist your ankle still slightly swollen ankle not slowing him.
After another Break for 2:1 in the third set, Zverev, the victory seemed to be almost certainly. Be solid active opponent took the favorites, but immediately the Service. Zverev studied at temperatures of more than 30 degrees furthermore, the early decision and managed with the significantly more powerful Tennis in the Break to 4:3. The first match-ball Bedene fought with own serve, the second Zverev used his Service after 1:55 hours.
also, Philipp Kohlschreiber, the 35-year-old Augsburg defeated the Chinese Li Zhe 6:2, 6:2, 6:4. Kohlschreiber had only in the third set more effort, avoided but a Break of Li and was after exactly two hours. The next opponent of the Portuguese Joãa Sousa.
victory mouth surprised against Asarenka
by Contrast, has won Laura siegemund her first Grand Slam Match since August, 2016. The 30-Year-old, who had fought after a cruciate ligament rupture for months, the connection, came out on top against the two-time tournament winner Wiktoria Asarenka (Belarus) 6:7 (5:7), 6:4, 6:2 .
By 2:42 turned Siegemund their first match ball. On Thursday, the world ranking list 110. on Hsieh Su-Wei from Taiwan. Victory mouth is at the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, only due to the so-called "Protected Rankings" in the main field, it should protect you after a serious knee injury before slipping in the Ranking. "It was a hard way," said victory mouth, which was once the number 27 in the world.
are Excreted, however, Tatiana, Maria and Mona Barthel. Maria had been against the seven-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams from the USA no Chance and lost after just 49 minutes 0:6, 2:6. Barthel of the at Position 13 seeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova lost with 3:6 and 1:6.