Georgian top seed Nikoloz Basilashvili defeated Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium 7:5, 6:1, 6:3 in the second round of Australian Open. The match lasted an hour and 42 minutes.
Basilashvili made 5 from 6 breaks. The Belgian had only one break-point but could not use it.
Nikoloz made through to the third round of Australian Open for the first time in his career. Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund will be his next opponent. The match will be held on January 19, at 04:00 Tbilisi time.
Nikoloz earned 90 000 USD.