Nick Kyrgios gets by Lorenzo Sonego 6-2 7-63 7-61 in the 1st round in Melbourne on Tuesday. Kyrgios will play against Gilles Simon in the 2nd round.

Score, report, and key facts

1st set.

The Australian in this set played a much better tennis than the Italian and consequently he won 6-2 after breaking the Italian in the 5th (3-2) and in the 7th (5-2) game.

Sonego had no answers in the last 5 games of the set (from 1-2 to 6-2).

2nd set.

The set went straight to the tiebreak as there were no breaks. Finally, the Australian won the tiebreak at 3.

3rd set.

Also in this set, both players were too good on serve and the fight went to the breaker. Eventually, the Australian won the tiebreak at 1.

1st
Kyrgios
Sonego
6-2
6
2
5
2
4
2
3
2
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
2nd
Kyrgios
Sonego
7-6
7
6
6
6
5
6
5
5
4
5
4
4
3
4
3
3
2
3
2
2
1
2
1
1
0
1
3rd
Kyrgios
Sonego
7-6
7
6
6
6
6
5
5
5
5
4
4
4
4
3
3
3
3
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
0

Statistics

At the end of the match, the Australian scored 103 points vs. Sonego’s 83 points.

Nick served extremely well to win 91% of the points (59/65) behind his first serve, and he won 55% points (12/22) on his second serve. Nick struck 14 aces and he committed 1 double fault. The Australian won this match even if he was struggling to find the solution in converting his break points as he converted only 33% (2/6). On the other side, Sonego wasn’t able to conquer any break point. That was one of the key issues for his defeat.

After this encounter, the head to head between Kyrgios and Sonego is 2-0 for Nick.

Highlights Nick Kyrgios vs. Lorenzo Sonego Australian Open – Melbourne

Kyrgios’s Interview

Next Match H2H: Nick Kyrgios vs. Gilles Simon – stats

Kyrgios will come up against Simon in the 2nd round.

This will be the 2nd time that Nick Kyrgios and Gilles Simon clash against each other. The head to head is 1-0 for Kyrgios (see full H2H stats), 1-0 on hard.

The last time that they locked horns, Kyrgios won 6-4 7-65 in the 2nd round in Washington back in 2019.

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