HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day four

Britain's Dan Evans, the number 24 seed, moved through to the next round after his opponent, Arthur Rinderknech, pulled out with a wrist injury. 1113 PLAY UNDERWAY ON DAY FOUR Play at Melbourne Park got underway on all courts as scheduled on day four of the year's first Grand Slam. A warm day is expected for the second round matches with the temperature already at 21 degrees Celsius (71 degrees Fahrenheit) with a high of 29 forecast.


Reuters | Updated: 20-01-2022 07:19 IST | Created: 20-01-2022 07:19 IST
HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day four

Highlights of the fourth day of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Thursday, all times local (GMT +11):

1245 MUGURUZA, KONTAVEIT CRASH OUT Third seed Garbine Muguruza, a runner-up at Melbourne Park two years ago, suffered a shock 6-3 6-3 defeat at the hands of Frenchwoman Alize Cornet. Joining her in making an early exit was Anett Kontaveit, who lost 6-2 6-4 to Clara Tauson.

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Former French Open champion Iga Swiatek booked her place in the third round, the seventh seed advancing with a 6-2 6-2 win over Sweden's Rebecca Peterson. Britain's Dan Evans, the number 24 seed, moved through to the next round after his opponent, Arthur Rinderknech, pulled out with a wrist injury.

1113 PLAY UNDERWAY ON DAY FOUR Play at Melbourne Park got underway on all courts as scheduled on day four of the year's first Grand Slam.

A warm day is expected for the second round matches with the temperature already at 21 degrees Celsius (71 degrees Fahrenheit) with a high of 29 forecast.

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