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Korda beats Aussie veteran Millman in French Open 1st round

2022 French Open - Day Three

PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 24: Sebastian Korda of The United States plays a forehand against John Millman of Australia during the Men’s Singles First Round match on Day 3 of the French Open at Roland Garros on May 24, 2022 in Paris, France. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

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PARIS -- Sebastian Korda advanced to the second round of the French Open with a 6-1, 7-5, 7-6 (6) victory over Australian veteran John Millman.

The 27th-seeded American fended off two set points in the tiebreaker and converted his fourth match point when Millman hit a forehand volley long.

The 21-year-old Korda had 43 unforced errors to Millman’s 25. The Australian is 0-6 at Roland Garros.

Korda reached the fourth round at the French Open in 2020 as a qualifier. The 32-year-old Millman was a quarterfinalist at the 2018 U.S. Open.