Khachanov beat Fognini at the start of the tournament in Rotterdam

the Russian tennis player, 17th-ranked Karen Khachanov in the first round of the tournament in the Netherlands, in Rotterdam in straight sets in one hour and 20 minutes to beat Italian Fabio Fognini– 6:3, 6:3.

Khachanov seven times filed through, did not allow double faults and implemented four break-points out of seven, and Fonini, occupying 11-e a place in rating ATP, one ACE, three double faults and implemented a break.

Thus, Khachanov was released in 1/8 finals of the tournament where he will face Briton Daniel Evans (No. 33), beat at the start of the tournament German Philipp Kohlschreiber (№81) – 6:3, 7:5.