Second day of the Australian Open this Monday January 15 with a very rich program.
12:30 – First set for Garcia!
Caroline Garcia won this first set by being very serious in her game and not conceding any break, 6-4 in just over 40 minutes of play in this first round of the Australian Open.
12:21 – Garcia gets closer to winning the first set (5-3)
If she didn’t come far from achieving the double break, Caroline Garcia ultimately had a lot of trouble confirming her break a few minutes later by making numerous unforced errors, but it’s holding up for the moment.
12:04 – And Garcia’s break (3-2)
A little more pressure in the shots, a double fault at the wrong time and unforced errors allowed Caroline Garcia to achieve the first break of the match.
11:58 – 2-2
The two women managed the start of the match perfectly by stringing together the points, 2-2 without really one player taking the upper hand.
11:49 – It’s off between Garcia and Osaka
The two women have just started their match on the Road Laver Arena and we obviously hope to see Caroline Garcia up to this big challenge.
11:38 – Garcia will face Osaka
This is the last match of the night session and it is the Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia who will play against the Japanese Naomi Osaka, double winner in Australia.
11:31 – 5th set between Muller and Grenier
Hugo Grenier, from qualifying, takes Alexandre Muller into a decisive fifth round!
11:15 – Raonic abandonment
Once again, Milos Raonic sees his body failing him. While it was just said that the two men were a set away, the Canadian threw in the towel, injured in his ankle.
11:05 – De Minaur hooked
The Australian, seeded number 10, is held by the Canadian Milos Raonic. The two men are in 1 set everywhere on the Road Laver Arena.
10:55 – Gracheva qualified
In the third round last year, the Frenchwoman of Russian origin won her first round against the Belgian Wickmayer.
10:53 – Bonzi eliminated by Musetti
The Italian, seeded number 25, was too strong for Benjamin Bonzi who lost in four sets for the first round of the Australian Open.
10:45 – Muller takes the lead
Alexandre Muller won the 3rd set 6-4 in his duel against Hugo Grenier, he now leads 2 sets to 1.
10:18 – Humbert eliminates Goffin
The world number 21 lost a set to Belgian David Goffin, but qualified in four sets for the second round of the Australian Open.
10:03 – Tsitsipas loses a set, but passes
The big names of this Australian Open almost all lost a set, this is also the case for Stefanos Tsitsipas who went through in four sets against the Belgian Bergs.
09:50 – A set everywhere between Muller and Grenier
The two Frenchmen face each other on court number 5. After a first set largely dominated by Muller, Grenier regained the upper hand in the second set.