The second round of the Australian Open kicked off in Melbourne on Wednesday. Several male tricolor representatives are on the day’s program, including Gaël Monfils.
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Posted on 01/19/2022 07:04 Updated on 01/19/2022 11:39
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Place in the second round of the Australian Open, Wednesday, January 19. Among the women, the defending champion, Naomi Osaka, did not drag against the American Madison Brengle. The Japanese won in two sets (6-0, 6-4) and will face another representative of the United States, Amanda Anisimova (60th player in the world) in the third round.
Maria Sakkari (seeded number 5) qualified without forcing for the next round. The Greek defeated China’s Qinwen Zheng in straight sets, 6-1, 6-4.
After this match, Gaël Monfils (seed number 17) will enter the court to face the Kazakhstani Alexander Bublik. The French will try to imitate his compatriot Adrian Mannarino, qualified after his great victory against the eleventh world, the Pole Hubert Hurkacz (6-4, 6-2, 6-3). On the other hand, Benjamin Bonzi could not do anything (4-6, 0-6, 5-7) against the Russian Karen Khachanov (seeded n°28).
For his part, Alexander Zverev, seeded number 3, is currently facing the local John Millman (89th). The German won the first round without forcing (6-4). Follow the day live with commentary on franceinfo sport.
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