Australian Open 2018 results and bracket: Roger Federer, Simona Halep advance
Australian Open 2018 results and bracket: Roger Federer, Simona Halep advance
Caroline Wozniacki wipes sweat from her face while playing Jana Fett at the Australian Open. – AP
17 January, 2018, 05:05
Former Melbourne champion Wawrinka also returned from half a year on the sidelines after knee surgery, having only decided he was fit to play at the weekend. The newspaper also said boycotting next year's Australian Open was an idea that was mentioned.
The five-time Australian champion pounced immediately at the start of the second to gain another break and eased through the rest of the match, finishing with 41 winners against a player who has now made six appearances in the tournament without a win. "I don't think there is anything unhealthy about that". This is one of the places where we get together. "Obviously you're talking about union, you're talking about boycott, you're talking about radical decisions ... so we can get financial compensations the way we deserve".
"We wanted to use this opportunity to speak about certain subjects and see how everyone reacts to that and I guess see what opinions are", said the Serb.
His response? "They remind me of my name - it's good", the athlete said. "There was no talks about boycott or anything like that".
Defending champion Federer beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in a night match, his first on Rod Laver Arena since clinching a career-reviving title here a year ago.
So when Serena Williams won the 2017 Australian Open, Sharapova was sick in bed and watching on TV.
"No boycott, no", the former world number one replied when asked if he had threatened one. "I was putting a lot of hours on the court in the past couple weeks". Some things are coming a little slower than I wanted. "It was similar to what I felt like in practice and the week before".
Maria Sharapova's first-round match against Tatjana Maria caused much scoreboard confusion.
Big names make progress at the Australian Open Unfortunately this injury has been with me for a while and it escalated a year ago around Roland Garros and Wimbledon. Sloane Stephens, Venus Williams and CoCo Vandeweghe were all eliminated on Monday.
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Federer has claimed he is determined to make other tennis stars see the light and embrace the press rather than fear them.
Djokovic faces France's world number 39 Gael Monfils in the second round.
Djokovic acknowledged the sport is moving in the right direction on issues related to prize money, though work remains to be done. "That's the best news", Wawrinka, a former victor here, said. "I love it here", said the Russian, who returned from her drugs ban in April past year. Unable to serve the contest out once, Kvitova got another chance at 8-7. He notched up 14-1 over top-10 opposition for the year, and while he failed to make No1, he did set another record-the oldest end-of-year No2.
Eighth seed Caroline Garcia eventually made it into the second round after stumbling in the second set against Carina Witthoeft before taking the match 7-5 6-3.
"Last year was last year ... it could be my favourite year of my career".
Surely, the American actor and comedian could have asked the tennis legend about his winning streak.
Will Ferrell walks on to the court to interview Roger Federer of Switzerland after Federer won his first round match against Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia on day two of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.
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Sharapova finds her groove on Melbourne return
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