Ukrainian tennis player Alexey Krutykh (No. 188 ATP) started victoriously in qualifying for the Australian Open.
In the first round of selection, the Ukrainian beat Stefan Kozlov from the USA (No. 198 ATP).
Australian Open. First qualifying round
Alexey Krutykh (Ukraine) – Stefan Kozlov (USA) – 7:5, 6:2
Note that for Alexey this is the first participation in the qualification of Grand Slam tournaments.
In the next round, Krutykh will play against Gianluca Mager (No. 212 ATP) or Filip Misolich (No. 149 ATP).