Prime Time Zone Sports: On the third day of the Australian Open, the seeded players jumped forward. Some of them went home defeated by the lower rankers. Star player Serena Williams advanced to the third round after defeating Nina Stazanovic of Serbia 6-3, 6-3. Serena played a power game in her natural style .. Impressed with the single leg jersey as before. Serena’s sister Venus lost 6-1, 6-0 to Sarah Errani of Italy. Venus, who suffered a heel injury in the second round match, eventually had to retire in the second round.
8th seed Binaka Andres of Canada lost 6-3, 6-2 to Hui Su Wei of Taiwan. Binaka, who took the rocket after a 15-month hiatus, performed extremely poorly. Hui Su Wei of Taiwan has the experience of beating top seed players like Help, Pliskova, Kerber and Osaka at the previous Australian Open. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova lost 6-4, 1-6, 6-1 to Romania’s Sorana Cristia. US Open winner Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round after defeating Caroline Gracia 6-2, 6-3.
In the men’s singles, there was an interesting fight between top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Francis Tifo. Djokovic, however, appeared to tipo before the game plan. Rondo won the set but could not maintain that momentum after that. Djokovic dominated Tifo 6-3, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (2), 6-3 to advance to the third round. US Open men’s singles champion Dominic Theme advanced to the third round with a 6-4, 6-0, 6-2 victory over Dominic Kofer in the second round. Sixth-ranked Alexander Zverev of Germany advanced to the third round with a 7-5, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Maximi Cressi of the United States.
Switzerland’s star player Stan Wawrinka surprised everyone by beating Hungarian Morton Fuxovic. Wawrinka, a three-time Grand Slam winner, struggled to win the match. But Morton thwarted his efforts. He defeated Wawrinka 7-5, 6-1, 4-6, 2-6, 7-6 (9) in a five-set match to advance to the third round.