Felix Auger Aliassime of Canada on Sunday defeated Peruvian qualifier Juan Pablo Varillas within the opening match of the French Open 2022.
The World No. 9 Aliassime suffered a sluggish begin earlier than overcoming Juan Pablo Varillas 2-6, 2-6, 6-1, 6-3, 6-3 in a dramatic first-day conflict on Courtroom Philippe Chatrier.
In a decent match which lasted for 3 hours and 13 minutes, the Canadian struggled to play towards Varillas within the first two units, with the Peruvian making his Grand Slam debut.
Nevertheless, Auger-Aliassime managed to show the tables as he lower down errors from his aspect. The ninth seed managed to hit extra first serves with higher energy, forcing Varillas into errors to advance.
The 21-year-old is making his third look in French Open and can subsequent play Aslan Karatsev or Argentine qualifier Camilo Ugo Carabelli.