The China Shuai Zhang, WTA number 8 and Australian tennis player John Peers, number 12 of the ATP met the forecasts by winning by 7-5 and 6-3 in one hour and twelve minutes to the Dutch player Wesley Kohloff, number 21 in the ATP and the American tennis player Bernarda Pera, number 45 in the ATP in the round of 16 of the Australian Open. After this result, the couple managed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
The statistics reflect that the winners managed to break their opponents’ serve 4 times, while the defeated couple, for their part, managed to do it 2 times. Likewise, Zhang and Peers had 60% first serve, winning 70% of service points, while their opponents had 54% first serve, winning 54% of service points. Finally, regarding fouls, the winners committed 5 double faults and the players of the losing pair committed 6.
During the quarterfinals, the winners will face the Japanese players Ben McLachlan Y Shibahara Ena.
The tournament takes place in melbourne between January 17 and 30 on an outdoor hard court. A total of 32 couples are presented in this competition.