Novak Djokovic VS oberto Carballés Baena
Novak Djokovic has made his way through to the second round after beating Roberto Carballés Baena 6-3, 6-4, 6-0 at the Rod Laver Arena.
Casper Ruud VS Tomas Machac
Casper Ruud lost the third set in a tie-break, but came back to win the fourth to also win the match against Tomas Machac. Ruud defeated Czech Tomas Machac 6-3, 7-6(6), 6-7(5), 6-3 to reach the second round in Melbourne.
Ons Jabeur VS Tamara Zidansek
World No.2 Ons Jabeur won her first round match against Tamara Zidansek 7-6 (10-8), 4-6, 6-1 at the Rod Laver Arena. She had to fight hard in the first two sets, but made a stupendous comeback in the third.
Belinda Bencic VS Viktoriya Konstantinova
No.12 seed Belinda Bencic beats Bulgaria’s Viktoriya Konstantinova Tomova 6-1, 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open. Quite a dominating performance.
Alexander Zverev VS Juan-Pablo
Germany’s Alexander Zverev overcomes a major scare to win another five-set, four-and-a-half-hour battle with Juan-Pablo Varillas.
Andy Murray VS Matteo Berrettini
Andy Murray defeated Matteo Berrettini 6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-7(7), 7-6(10-6) in a marathon 5-setter opening round match to reach the 2nd round. It’s the first Top 20 victory at a Grand Slam since 2017 and the 50th win at the Melbourne Park!
Fritz VS Basilashvili
Taylor Fritz came from behind to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and storm into the second round. Fritz took an early 2-0 lead but Basilashvili attempted to take Fritz into the decider. Fritz was in no mood for a fifth set and gave his everything to overcome Basilashvili.
Grigor Dimitrov VS Aslan Karatsev
Grigor Dimitrov stormed into the second round after clinching a 7-6(3), 7-5, 6-2 victory over Aslan Karatsev.
Caroline Garcia VS Katherine Sebov
Caroline Garcia dispatches Katherine Sebov 6-3, 6-0 to schedule a meeting with Leylah Fernandez in the second round. Former US Open finalist Fernandez secured a 7-5, 6-2 win over Alize Cornet.
Garbine Muguruza VS Elise Mertens
wo-time Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza has been knocked out in the first round after losing to Elise Mertens 6-3, 6(3)-7, 1-6. Mertens completed a remarkable comeback, taking Muguruza to the decider and holding her to storm in to the second round.
Andrey Rublev VS Dominic Thiem
Andrey Rublev beats Dominic Thiem in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in a match that lasted 2 hours and 11 minutes to reach the second round.
Rublev rolls on ⏩
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 17, 2023
Aryna Sabalenka VS Tereza Martincova
No.5 seed Aryna Sabalenka dispatches Tereza Martincova 6-1, 6-4 in one hour and 9 minutes to storm into the second round. Sabalenka will meet Shelby Rogers in her next match.