Meanwhile a 2018 Australian Open semi-finalist is in major danger of a first round exit, with British 13th seed Kyle Edmund down two sets to veteran Tomas Berdych, 3-6 0-6. . Jiri Vesely, 6-0, 7-5, 6-3 Joao Sousa def. In no mood to stick around, Nadal raced through the first two sets, winning them 6-3 6-2, with Ebden growing increasingly frustrated. But I don't think this will be the German's Slam breakthrough.
In the , the first round was mostly chalk save for the by Laura Siegemund. Earlier, Australian Thanasi Kokkinakis and Polish qualifier Kamil Majchrzak both failed to complete their matches because of injury and cramp respectively. He swiftly brings up three break points, striking a beautiful forehand winner across court which is too good for Krueger. Australian Open 2019 Live Score. Gleb Sakharov, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 Ivo Karlovic def. Djokovic finds a way on the second breaker. But Djoko still can't make the breakthrough.
Millman was forced to use the same fluffy balls during his service game after more than one ball was lost into the crowd and were not replaced. Tiafoe celebrated the biggest upset of the Australian Open so far on Wednesday when he sent No. He's won the last two majors, which should give him all the confidence he needs to go all the way in Melbourne. Hubert Hurkacz, 6-7 5 , 7-6 5 , 7-6 3 , 7-6 5 Pierre-Hugues Herbert def. But I don't think this will be the German's Slam breakthrough. Jan-Lennard Struff, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 Jordan Thompson def. Through the first three rounds, play will begin around 7 p.
Back to this match and Djokovic misses an opening at 15-30 when he pushes a regulation forehand long. Federer Australian Open Tennis Day 1 Live Score. Pic: Michael Klein Source:News Corp Australia After a confident performance in the opening round, De Minaur has the chance to equal his best run at a major - set at Wimbledon last year - by beating Swiss qualifier Henri Laaksonen. No surprise, then that his mentor is fellow Aussie Lleyton Hewitt. Andreas Seppi Tomas Berdych vs.
Every time I rock back on my serve I feel it. Djokovic strikes through a short ball with Krueger lurking at the net to set up break point but the American sends a blistering forehand into the corner which draws a wry smile from the world No 1. Andy Murray, 6-4, 6-4, 6 5 -7, 6 4 -7, 6-2 No. Reilly Opelka Day 4, Wednesday, Jan. Christopher Eubanks, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 6 , 6-3 No. The latter has been ranked in Top 100 only once, back in 2015.
Pedro Sousa, 6-4, 7-5, 6-4 No. I can't say I caught it but the Serbian isn't one to refrain from showing his true feelings. Overnight, Johanna Konta joined fellow Brits Katie Boulter and Dan Evans in the second round with a three-set win over No 3 Alja Tomljanovic. Roger Federer is now warming up to take on Daniel Evans on center court. I stand by my call a couple years ago.
Ok, Strycova should learn Ostapenko how to do a real handshake! Follow Day 2 live below! Fresh from claiming the Sydney International title, which required him to win his semi-final and final on the same day, the Australian 19-year-old overcame his opponent in a tick under three hours. Benoit Paire, 6-4, 6-3, 5-7, 1-6, 6-3 No. A solid serve out wide ensures Krueger gets over the line for the first time this set. Bolt will face 29th seed Gilles Simon in the second round. Laslo Djere, 6-7 5 , 6-4, 6-1, 7-6 5 Marius Copil def. He'll be serving for a place in the second round. Alexander Zverev, the world No.
Funded account required or to have placed a bet in the last 24 hours. The 31-year-old Scot, who said he will assess his future in the sport after the tournament, had momentum heading into the deciding set but Bautista Agut broke twice before serving out the match. Filip Krajinovic Day 5, Thursday, Jan. Tomorrow is looking uncomfortable as well with forecasts predicting highs of 32C. Chanting and singing Sakkari's name at start of 3rd set after cheering on Tsitsipas earlier.
Still, I like Djokovic's chances of securing a record seventh title. A third-round encounter with Rafa could be a blockbuster. There will be tougher opponents in the quarters and semis, but neither Rafael Nadal nor Roger Federer is playing well enough topple Djokovic right now. Admittedly, none are former champions at Melbourne Park Sharapova, 31, won the Open in 2008 , but Stephens, Kvitova and Ostapenko are fellow Grand Slam winners. Ebden came back from a set down to defeat Jan-Lennard Struff, 1-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4.