Denis Istomin, ranked 59 by ATP, failed to reach the second round of the Australian Open, losing to 17th world racket Bernard Tomic of Australia, with a score of 6/7 (4), 6/4, 6/4, 6/4.
The match lasted 3 hours 2 minutes. During this time, Bernard made sixteen aces and four breaks, while avoiding errors on the pitch. Denis performed twenty-three passing serves, establishing a break-point and made one double error. Tomic led in personal meetings of players 4: 1.
In the second round of " Major " in Melbourne, Tomic will play versus Italian Simone Bolelli.