Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions

Kerber sets up Sharapova clash of the champions

She took took just 23 minutes to win the first set 6-1, however the two did face off at the US Open with Sevastova coming back from a set down to triumph. The two met just once in 2017, where Djokovic won in straight sets.

Keys, the 17th seed, had a 6-1, 7-5 win over Wang Qiang.

Kerber's match against five-times grand slam champion Sharapova will be a duel of thirty-something players, and the German said she took heart from the longevity of tour veterans like Serena Williams and Roger Federer. Sharapova opened up the game with a net cord going her way but then pounced on the Latvian's second serve and groundstrokes to get the early lead.

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A decade after winning his first Melbourne Park title Djokovic has slipped to 14 in the world, his lowest in 10 years, but he has survived the opening two rounds in his comeback Grand Slam.

Novak Djokovic returned to grand slam tennis and immediately looked a potential Australian Open title contender in a straightforward win over Donald Young.

But it was no doubt a reaffirming afternoon for one of tennis's true champions, who was still debating whether he was healthy enough to play in this major tournament when the new year began and he had not played a genuine match since last July at Wimbledon. Was a tough one in all aspect of the game, of the energy. "So third round of the Australian Open, I don't know, I think I deserve to smile out there after that victory", Sharapova said after the match. I was watching this tournament a year ago with a box of Kleenex next to me sick.

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Sharapova mixed brute force with superb touch to power her way into the third round where she'll face the victor of the match between German 21st seed Angelique Kerber and Croatia's Donna Vekic. "I think that's an improvement".

Eighth seed Caroline Garcia was forced to battle before eventually coming through a tough contest against Germany's Carina Witthoeft 7-5 6-3 while 29th seed Lucie Safarova also reached the second round accounting for Australian wild card Ajla Tomljanovic and 16th seed Elena Vesnina was a comfortable victor over Ons Jabeur. When you come back after a long time and you play (your) first match, obviously all the things are a bit exaggerated - whatever is not working well.

Top seed Simona Halep nearly lost the first set to teenage wild card Destanee Aiava and then suffered a nasty injury before recovering to win 7-6 (5) 6-1 in the first round of the Australian Open.

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Ninth-seeded Johanna Konta was more exposed to the heat on an outside court, and lost to US lucky loser Bernarda Pera 6-4, 7-5.

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