Nothing to do for Andy Murray in the second round of the Australian Open 2022. Despite the good performances of the last few weeks, the Scot resoundingly surrenders to the Japanese Taro Daniel with a triple 6-4. Felix Auger-Aliassime to get the better of Davidovich Fokina in a 4 and a half hour marathon, winning 3 of the 4 tie-breaks played.
7-6 (4) 6-7 (4) 7-6 (5) 7-6 (4) the score. The only surprise of the day was O’Connell's clear success on the Peque Schwartzman. The Australian, number 175 in the world, knocks the number 13 seeded player out of the tournament in three sets.
Cilic, Van De Zandschulp, Paire (victorious over Dimitrov) and Evans (the Briton benefited from Rinderknech's retirement) also advanced to the third round. Andrey Rublev liquidates the Lithuanian Berankis in less than two hours with a score of 6-4 6-2 6-0 without conceding a break.
Easy victories also for Bautista Agut on Kohlschreiber (6-1 6-0 6-3) and for home favorite Alex De Minaur on Majchrzak (6-4 6-4 6-2). The stars and stripes derby goes to Fritz with Tiafoe, with the number 20 seed who wins in three sets over his compatriot with a score of 6-4 6-3 7-6 (5).
The victory of Stefanos Tsitsipas against the Argentine class 2000 Baez was more painful than expected. Jannik Sinner qualified for the third round by beating American Steve Johnson with a peremptory 6-2 6-4 6-3 in one hour and forty-three minutes.
On the Rod Laver Arena, in the match of the day between Daniil Medvedev and Nick Kyrgios, fomenting his crowd with disproportionate celebrations and super shots, with the very favorite Russian who keeps his expectations by overcoming the Australian with the final score of 7-6 (1) 6- 4 4-6 6-2.
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