MINSK, 10 January (BelTA) – World number 106 Egor Gerasimov of Belarus has reached the Adelaide International-2 main draw, BelTA has learned.
In the second qualifying match the Belarusian saw off world number 692 Hugo Nys of Monaco, 6-2, 6-3. At the start Egor Gerasimov solved Argentine's world number 81 Juan Cerundolo, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5.
Belarus' world number 2 Aryna Sabalenka will face Sweden's world number 93 Rebecca Peterson in the round of Last 32.
Adelaide International-2 will finish on 15 January. Then, the Belarusian tennis players will travel to Melbourne where the first tournament in the Grand Slam season, Australian Open, will kick off on 17 January.