Melbourne VIC, Australia, 12 March 2016 |

Australia’s John Millman surrendered just two games in the opening round of the BNP Paribas Open on Friday to set up a second-round meeting with 30th seed Steve Johnson.

Millman trounced American qualifier Alexander Sarkissian 6-2 6-0 in just 58 minutes to win through at the ATP Masters 1000 event.

Johnson beat Millman in their only prior meeting a month ago in Delray Beach, saving match point to win 10-8 in the third-set tiebreak.

Millman joins fellow Aussies Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios – who received first-round byes – in the last 64.