Richard stormed through the second round of the Australian Open, defeating Alejandro Falla 6-3 6-2 6-2. He will play Ivan Dodig next.
Like in the first round, Richard had to wait the whole day to start his second round match. When he finally took to the court, the temperature was still close to 40 degrees.
Richard dominated his opponent on all accounts and scored a convincing 6-3 6-2 6-2 victory in 1 hour 40 minutes.