Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki will open the defense of their Australian Open 2018 titles on the big stage of Rod Laver Arena on Monday night.
Federer will begin his quest for a treble crown of Melbourne Park and his seventh Australian Open title in all against No.99 Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan as the second match of the session of opening to RLA, with Wozniacki, who won his first major here 12 months ago, starting the night program against the Belgian world n. 51 Alison Van Uytvanck .
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AO 2008 champion of the single women Maria Sharapova begins the action at the RLA on Monday, with the second male seed Rafael Nadal took over the Australian joker James Duckworth in the second bout. The 201
At the Margaret Court Arena, winner of the US singles singles Open 2017 Sloane Stephens and rising Australian star Alex de Minaur are scheduled for the session of the day, while the locals Ash Barty and Bernard Tomic participated in the evening program, Tomic tackled the sixth seed and the second runner of last year Marin Cilic .
The five-time finalist of the AO and the former number 1 Andy Murray who announced Friday that the injury will force him to retire this year, begins the his tournament against the 22nd Spanish seed Roberto Bautista Agut at the Melbourne Arena, in a match that will not be played before 6 pm.