The Tennis world ranking list Novak Djokovic has safely reached the second round at the Australian Open. The Serb won on Tuesday 6:3, 6:2, 6:2 against the strong qualifiers Mitchell Krueger (USA). With his seventh Triumph in Melbourne, the 31-Year-old is the sole record would be the winner of the Grand Slam tournament. On Thursday, Djokovic must, however, first of all the former finalists Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France beat, thanks to a Wildcard.

With an increase in power at the right Moment before Alexander Zverev had avoided a difficult Start to the Australian Open as the first of the seven that started the German Tennis men’s second round reached. The world number four from Hamburg won on Tuesday in Melbourne 6:4, 6:1, 6:4 against the Slovenians Aljaz Bedene.

veteran Philipp Kohlschreiber followed him with a 6:2, 6:2, 6:4 against the Chinese, outsiders, Li Zhe. Also, Maximilian Marterer, has won at the Australian Open will be the opening match. Marterer defeated the French qualifier Gleb Sakharov on Tuesday 6:3, 6:1, 6:3. Next opponent of the lefties, the founder of the No. 28 seeded Frenchman Lucas Pouille.

Against Mischa Zverev failed with 5:7, 6:7 (7:9), 4:6 the Australian Talent Alexei Popyrin. On Monday, Jan-Lennard Struff, Peter Gojowczyk and qualifier Rudi were excreted Molleker.

Zverev was “a bit slow”

ATP-world champion, Zverev was after a charge loss in the first set 3:4 against Bedene in the back who wanted to win in seven attempts, for the first time 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’s game against the 67. the world ranking list. He won not only the first set, but also a comfortable lead in the second passage. Even after a twist your ankle still slightly swollen ankle not slowing him. The Break at 2:1 in the third set he lost against his solid acting counterparties instantly back to 4:3 then brought the decision.

At temperatures of about 30 degrees, but cloudy, and the much more aggressive operating favorite is made with the second match point after 1:55 hours, everything is clear.

For a Surprise Laura Siegemund made in the tournament of the ladies.