translated from Spanish: Tabilo had a dream debut in the first round of the Australian Open

After passing the Australian Open qualifiers, Chilean Alejandro Tabilo (208th) continues to make history in Oceania, after advancing to the second round of the first Grand Slam of the year. The national tennis player had to hold the maximum for more than three hours to beat Colombian Daniel Galán (186th), in a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 and 6-4. series after his historic victory, as it was his absolute debut in the main draw of a tournament of this guy, Tabilo told ESPN to be «very happy to take it forward, focused on every point.» In addition, he acknowledged that «I started a little nervous, but in the second set I was able to wake up», stating that «I didn’t take advantage of my chances in the fourth set». The national tennis player also argued that «it was very tough for the fifth set» and that he continued to «fight despite starting with a break down». Finally, he acknowledged that working with his current coach has meant a lot of sacrifice, but that this has meant him having «a huge breakthrough.» Tabilo’s next rival in the second round of the Australian Open will be American John Isner (19th), who beat Brazil’s Thiago Monteiro 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6, 7-6.



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