Millman off to winning start in Chennai
Queenslander John Millman has begun his season on a strong note with a gritty victory in the opening round of the Chennai Open. Roberto Bautista Agut looms next.
Australia’s John Millman has scored a hard-fought three sets victory over Russia’s Evgeny Donskoy to advance to the second round of the Chennai Open on Monday.
The 26-year-old from Brisbane was forced to come from behind and save two match points before scoring an impressive 6-7(5) 6-4 7-6(6) win.
He will next meet the tournament’s No.4 seed Roberto Bautista Agut from Spain for a spot in the quarterfinals.
Did it the hard way but got the win. Can improve but happy to start the 2016 season with a win.… https://t.co/PPAMeNA5Aj
— John Millman (@johnhmillman) January 4, 2016