Monfils, Thiem, Rublev, Wawrinka and Medvedev, to eighths

first_imgGael Monfils, Dominic Thiem, Andrey Rublev, Stan Wawrinka and Daniil Medvedev certified for the spherical of 16 of the Australian Open and will accompany Rafa Nadal, Alexander Zverev and the winner of Kyrgios-Khachanov within the fourth spherical of the event.Monfils, tenth favourite, was the early riser and beat Ernst Gulbis 7-6 (2). 6-4 and 6-Three in 2h: 27. The Frenchman, who had already gained the Latvian twice, he obtained for the fourth time within the spherical of 16 with a strong efficiency, with few errors (22) and with 5 breaks towards an opponent who broke his serve twice. Monfils will see them on Monday with Dominic Thiem (fifth), who overcame with sure troubles Taylor Fritz (6-2, 6-4, 6-7 (5) and 6-Four in 2h: 50. The Austrian saved six break factors and performed aggressively to counteract the self-confidence of the 22-year-old American. Thiem matched his greatest outcome within the aussie championship. Andrey Rublev (17th), the tennis participant in higher kind to this point in 2020, the 12 months during which he has already gained two titles and carries an 11-Zero mark, he went again in his match towards David Goffin (11th), which he beat 2-6, 7-6 (3), 6-4 and 7-6 (4) in simply three hours of onerous mourning. Rublev, who had by no means come to this point in Australia, will meet Alexander Zverev.Stan Wawrinka (15th) was lucky in his match towards Josn Isner, as a result of the American was injured and stopped taking part in within the second set when he misplaced 6-4 and 4-1. The Swiss didn’t attain eighth in Melbourne since 2017, when he performed the semi-finals. Monday can be measured with Daniil Medvedev, who went easily after beating Australian Alexei Popyrin 6-4, 6-3 and 6-2 in 1h: 47. The Russian made a sensible match and minimized the failures (19).Outcomes of the boys’s workforce of the Australian Open.last_img read more

Serena ‘very likely’ to make comeback at Australian Open

first_imgMOST READ Serena Williams attends Glamour’s 2017 Women of The Year Awards at Kings Theatre on November 13, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Glamour/AFPSerena Williams will be ready to make her tennis comeback at the Australian Open with her return to Melbourne for the season’s opening Grand Slam “very likely”, organizers said Wednesday.Williams, 36, won this year’s Australian Open while pregnant and gave birth to a baby girl in September. She has not played a competition since, raising questions over whether the 23-time Grand Slam winner would attempt to defend her title next month.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Tiley described the Australian Open, which will be held from January 15-28, as a “family-friendly event”.“We’ve had this before. Roger Federer travels with his four kids and we are a family-friendly event,” he said, referring to Williams and her baby.The winner of the 2018 tournament will walk away with Aus$4.0 million (US$3.0 million), up from Aus$3.7 million last year. The total tournament purse has risen 10 percent to Aus$55 million.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. But tournament director Craig Tiley is optimistic she will return for a crack at her seventh Melbourne Park crown after marrying Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian last month. “She’s got her visa, she’s entered, she’s practising and she’s probably just got to find a bit more space for a bigger entourage,” Melbourne’s Herald Sun quoted him as saying.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense“There’s no question that she’ll be ready in our view and she wants to break a record that is Margaret Court’s. It would be a pretty significant accomplishment for her to be able to do that.”Australian Court has 24 major titles, making her the most successful player in Grand Slam history. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Westbrook’s triple-double helps Thunder rally past Jazz Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funnylast_img read more