The Australian Open in 2019: Federer and Nadal go on Anderson I

Australian Open-2019: Федерер и Надаль идут дальше, Андерсон вылетает

In the Open championship of Australia on tennis in the men’s singles decided the first participants in the 1/16 finals.

Roger Federer more than two and a half hours played with former tennis player from the top 50 Dan Evans, who in 2017 were caught consuming drugs and is now trying to return to the previous level after a year of Ineligibility. Federer was close to defeat in the first set on the tiebreak but managed to win with the account 3:5. In the second game the reigning champion of the Australian Slam when the score was 5:4 not submitted in the set, but then easily won the tie-break. The third set for Federer was formed easier – Federer took a break, and on his serve and won 100% points with the first ball. Next opponent Federer will be the American Taylor Fritz, unexpectedly beat former tennis player from the top 10 Gael Monfis.

Rafael Nadal in three sets coped with the 48-th racket of the world Matthew Adenom. Problems in the match at the titled of the Spaniard arose only in the starting of the party, when he had to earn three break points. After a difficult start, Nadal in two sets made two breaks, and on his serve played a single break-point. For an exit in the 1/8 finals, Nadal will face promising Australian Alex de Minoura.

The main sensation of the day was the departure of fifth-seeded Kevin Anderson in four sets gave the young American Francis Tiava first wins of the players from the top 6. On the way to the main career victory Tiago filed 10 aces and made 47 winnershow and converted 4 of 14 break points.

The results of matches of seeded players:

By Denis (USA) – Diego Schwartzman (Argentina, 18) – 4:6, 5:7, 6:3, 7:6, 4:6

Stefano Travaglia (Italy) – Nikoloz Basilashvili (Georgia, 19) – 6:3, 3:6, 6:3, 4:6, 3:6

Zizipus Stefanos (Greece, 14) Viktor Troicki (Serbia) – 6:3, 2:6, 6:2, 7:5

Radu Albot (Moldova) – Fernando Verdasco (Spain, 26) – 1:6, 6:7, 3:6

Roger Federer (Switzerland, 3) – Dan Evans (UK) – 7:6, 7:6, 6:3

Kevin Anderson (South Africa, 5) – Frances Tiago (USA) – 6:4, 4:6, 4:6, 5:7

Marin Cilic (Croatia, 6) – Mackenzie McDonald (USA) – 7:5, 6:7, 6:4, 6:4

Gael Monfis (France, 30) – Taylor Fritz (United States) – 3:6, 7:6, 6:7, 6:7

Karen Khachanov (Russia, 10) – Yoshihito Nishioka (Japan) – 6:3, 6:3, 6:3

Roberto Bautista-Agut (Spain, 22) – John Millman (Australia) – 6:3, 6:1, 3:6, 6:7, 6:4

Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria, 20) – Pablo Cuevas (Uruguay) – 6:3, 6:7, 6:3, 7:5

Rafael Nadal (Spain, 2) – Matthew Ebden (Australia) – 3:6, 2:6, 2:6

Alex de Minaur (Australia, 27) – Henri Laaksonen (Switzerland) – 6:4, 6:2, 6:7, 4:6, 6:3

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