Rafael Nadal has Monday without problems placed for the second round of the Australian Open. The Spanish number one of the world beat in the first round to Victor Estrella Burgos (ATP 83) from the Dominican Republic in three times 6-1. The race took one hour and 34 minutes.
In the second round to watching Nadal and the Argentinian Leonardo Mayer (ATP 52) in the eyes.
Nadal won all sixteen times a grand slam in his successful career, but only one of them he won at Melbourne Park in 2009. Last year, the 31-year-old Spaniard in the final, but he lost to Roger Federer.
Venus must opkrassen
The American tennis player Venus Williams (WTA 5) in the first round of the Australian Open, surprisingly turned off. The 37-year-old finalist from last year had two sets of the thumbs against the 20-year-old Swiss Belinda Bencic (WTA 78): 6-3 and 7-5.
Bencic was the whole game the better player. She hit 32 winners, while fifth seed Williams only 22 produced. The second set was an exciting battle where the right went up to 5-5. At a stand of 6-5 beat Bencic two hard forehandwinners that they are of the profits insured. In the next round of the Swiss in opposition to the Swedish Johanna Larsson (WTA 83) or the Thai Luksika Kumkhum (WTA 124).
Also, Williams’ compatriot Sloane Stephens (WTA 13), the winner of the Last US Open, it is Monday already eliminated in the first round. The 24-year-old was defeated by the Chinese shoot fighting Zhang (WTA 34) in three sets: 2-6, 7-6 (7/2) 6-2.