HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Day two at the Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 Latest news from the second day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Tuesday (all times GMT):
Aug 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Washington Open Men's Singles matches on Thursday Round 3 7-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Mardy Fish (U.S.) 7-6(2) 6-1 Dmitry Tursunov (Russia) beat Radek Stepanek (Czech Republic) 4-6 6-4 7-5 Marinko Matosevic (Australia) beat 4-Milos Raonic (Canada) 7-5 7-6(7) Round 2 3-Tommy Haas (Germany) beat Tim Smyczek (U.S.) 3-6 7-5 6-3 2-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat Jack Sock (U.S.) 7-5 6-2 1-Juan Martin Del Potro (Argentina) beat Ryan Harrison (U.S.) 6-1 7-5 7-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat James Duckworth (Australia) 6-3 3-6 6-4
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 Two matches in four months, a dodgy knee and a sweltering day had doubts swirling around Serena Williams as she took centre court for her first round match against talented Swiss Belinda Bencic at the Australian Open on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE, Jan 17 Rafa Nadal easily avoided the embarrassment of a back-to-back first round exits at the Australian Open on Tuesday, ramping up his serve and rattling off 39 winners to beat Florian Mayer 6-3 6-4 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena.