HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day three

Azarenka, the 2012 and 2013 champion, sealed a 6-1 6-2 victory over Swiss Jil Teichmann with a backhand winner, while Badosa firmed as a dark horse for the title with an equally dominant 6-0 6-3 win over Martina Trevisan on Rod Laver Arena. 1125 PLAY UNDERWAY ON DAY THREE Play at Melbourne Park got underway on all courts as scheduled on day three of the year's first Grand Slam. A warm day is expected for the second round matches with the temperature already at 23 degrees Celsius (73 degrees Fahrenheit) with a high of 28 forecast.


Reuters | Melbourne | Updated: 19-01-2022 07:08 IST | Created: 19-01-2022 07:08 IST
HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day three
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Highlights of the third day of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Wednesday, all times local (GMT +11): 1230 AZARENKA, BADOSA THROUGH TO THIRD ROUND

Twice former Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and Spanish eighth seed Paula Badosa were the first players into the third round at Melbourne Park. Azarenka, the 2012 and 2013 champion, sealed a 6-1 6-2 victory over Swiss Jil Teichmann with a backhand winner, while Badosa firmed as a dark horse for the title with an equally dominant 6-0 6-3 win over Martina Trevisan on Rod Laver Arena.

1125 PLAY UNDERWAY ON DAY THREE Play at Melbourne Park got underway on all courts as scheduled on day three of the year's first Grand Slam.

A warm day is expected for the second round matches with the temperature already at 23 degrees Celsius (73 degrees Fahrenheit) with a high of 28 forecast. READ MORE:

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