It has been an exciting start to the first grand slam of the year. On Day 4 of the Australian Open, we are going to have the second round matches for the bottom half of the draw. On the women’s side, we have Maria Sharavapova facing Anastasija Sevastova. Its going to be tough test for the Russian. Johanna Konta should be able to make a safe passage to round three. World number 3, Gabrine Muguruza will be in action against Su-Wei of Taiwan.
Angelique Kerber, who was impressive in her run to the Australian open will square off against Donna Vekic. The match to watch out for though is world number one Simona Halep vs Eugenie Bouchard.
On the men’s side, Dominic Thiem will be hoping for a straight sets victory in his second round match against Denis Kudla. Juan Martin del Potro will be facing a tricky opponent in Karen Khachanov. David Goffin should be vary of the threat posed by seasoned veteran Julien Benneteau and Wawrinka will be hoping to extend his campaign in Melbourne. Defending Champion Roger Federer is the odds on favorite to beat his second round opponent Jan-Lennard Struff.
The match of the day on the Men’s side through is between Novak Djokovic and Gael Monfils. The Frenchman is yet to win a match against the Serbian on tour. He will be hoping to reverse the trend for the first time in 15 meetings.