Australia Open: Del Potro beat German Becker in the second round
January 17, 2013
Argentine tennis player Juan Martin del Potro beat German Benjamin Becker, by 6/2, 6/4 and 6/2 in one hour and 44 minutes in the second round of the Australia Open.
Although, the 40-degree heat, Del Potro showed, as always safety and tranquillity before his opponent.
Del Potro will face in the next round to world number 36, Frenchman Jeremy Chardy.
He said, once the party: “I’m very happy for my victory, the heat has not been an important factor because it is the same for both players. I drank enough water before the game and what it was is to save energy for future rounds.”
Roger Federer beat Russian Nikolay Davydenko by 6/3, 6/4 and 6/4 and will face Australian Bernard Tomic.
Briton Andy Murray beat Portuguese Joao Sousa by 6/2, 6/2 and 6/4.