With praise coming from some of the biggest names in tennis, the teenager rallied through his opening match at Melbourne Park.
Belinda Bencic won a tricky encounter against Anna Karolina Schmiedlova while Madison Keys hammered Daria Kasatkina.
With rain causing long delays on Monday, Tuesday will be a busy day as the tournament tries to get back on schedule.
Ubitennis.net looks back on all the highs and lows that took place at Melbourne Park on Monday.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka brushed aside Marie Bouzkova in straight sets in round one of the 2020 Australian Open.
Both defending singles champions will begin their title defences on Monday down under.
Here is a full breakdown of the men's draw at this year's Melbourne major.
Naomi Osaka could be set to clash with Serena Williams at the Australian Open as Simona Halep has been handed a tough draw.
One of the highest ranked players in this year's Australian Open qualifying tournament has called on the two tennis titans to do more.
Serious concerns have been raised by players over the current conditions at the Melbourne grand slam.
Bianca Andreescu's 2020 season has been delayed further as she announced her withdrawal from the Australian Open.
The five-time grand slam champion received the news a day after she was knocked out of the Brisbane International.
The upcoming grand slam leaves a sense of uncertainty for both players and fans
The 16-time men's grand slam doubles champion believes the Russian has what it takes to topple Rafael Nadal and Co.
There is bad news for fans of the Japanese tennis star.
The three-time grand slam champion has suffered yet another setback.
With just over a month to go, wildcards for the first grand slam of 2020 have already been decided.
Margaret Court will be invited to the Australian Open this year despite her political views.
The 77-year-old is regarded as one of her country's greatest-ever tennis players, but has been criticised for a series of homophobic comments she has made.
The Romanian is set to play extra events in the majors in a bid to boost her chances of winning a medal in Tokyo.