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Zverev earns straight-sets win in first round

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Alexander Zverev of Germany celebrates winning a point in his first round match against Thomas Fabbiano

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ByTom Adams
16/01/2018 at 03:36 | Updated 16/01/2018 at 09:22
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Men’s fourth seed Alexander Zverev enjoyed a straight-sets victory over Thomas Fabbiano 6-1 7-6(5) 7-5, to make the second round of the Australian Open.

The 20-year-old German is quickly becoming one of the bigger draws on the ATP circuit and he underlined his credentials with a comfortable win.

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Zverev took the first set in crushing style and even if things tightened up a bit in the second, which went to a tie-break, Zverev's class told.

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