The Aussies have had an amazing first round at the 2018 Wimbledon Tennis Open, with seven players making their way into the second round.
It was a massive win for Western Australia’s Matthew Ebden in London overnight, with the 30-year-old defeating 10th seed David Goffin 6-4 6-3 6-4.
Young gun Alex De Minaur also powered through his match, beating French Open semi-finalist Marco Cecchinato 6-4 6-7(6) 7-6(5) 6-4.
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Nick Kyrgios also made his way through to the second round of the tournament after knocking out Denis Istomin 7-6(3) 7-6(4) 6-7(5) 6-3.
In a post match interview, Kyrgios admitted it was a “very tough match”.
“I didn’t play anywhere near my best tennis today,” the 23-year-old said.
“I served well. But I struggled to find rhythm. That’s what he does so well on the grass court. He served really well today. I thought he played really, really well. That match could have gone either way, to be honest.”
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Gold Coaster Bernard Tomic, Samantha Stosur, Ashleigh Barty and Daria Gavrilova all also progressed.
Unfortunately, James Duckworth and Alex Bolt were defeated.