Karatsev beats world number 14 Tiafoe at the start of the tennis tournament in Tokyo

Karatsev beats world number 14 Tiafoe at the start of the tennis tournament in Tokyo

Russian tennis player Aslan Karatsev reached the second round of the ATP 500 tournament in Tokyo.

At the start of the tournament, world number 50 Karatsev defeated American Francis Tiafoe, ATP world number 14, who received the sixth seed, with a score of 6:3, 7:6 (7:4). The meeting lasted 1 hour 39 minutes.

The Russian’s opponent in the second round will be the winner of the pair Zhang Chichen (China) – Hubert Hurkacz (Poland).

ATP 500. Kinoshita Group Japan Open Tennis Championships. Tokyo. Hard. Prize fund – over $2 million

First round

Aslan Karatsev (Russia) — Francis Tiafoe (United States, 6) — 6:3, 7:6 (7:4)

Source : MatchTV

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