US No. 1 Fritz lost to Australian Popyrin in the second round of the Australian Open
MOSCOW, 19 Jan – American Taylor Fritz was unable to break into the third round of the Australian Open, which takes place on the courts of Melbourne.
Fritz, seeded under the eighth number, lost in the second round to the representative of Australia Alexei Popyrin (wild card) with a score of 7:6 (7:4), 6:7 (2:7), 4:6, 7:6 (8:6 ), 2:6. Tennis players spent 4 hours and 2 minutes on the court. In the next round, Popyrin will face American Ben Shelton.
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open ATP
January 19, 2023 • start at 07:15
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Fritz is ranked ninth by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and is the No. 1 in the United States. During his career, the 25-year-old American has won four ATP singles titles.
Popyrin was born in Australia to a Russian family. The 23-year-old tennis player is ranked 113th in the list of the best tennis players in the world.