Tennis superstars Sir Andy Murray, Dan Evans, Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber, Stan Wawrinka and Kei Nishikori were all involved in Wednesday’s second round actions at Melbourne Park, as the Australian Open reaches Day 3.
The world No. 1, Murray, cruised past Andrey Rublev 6-3 6-0 6-2, while Evans caused a major upset, stunning the tennis world with a four-set victory 3-6 7-5 6-3 6-3 over world No. 7 Marin Cilic.
Andreas Seppi sent Nick Kyrgios packing early with a 1-6 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 6-2 10-8 win.
Defending Australian Open champion, Kerber enjoyed a birthday song from the crowd after her second-round win.
It was the world No. 1’s 29th birthday, and the Australian Open crowd serenaded her after beating Carina Witthoeft.
Here are the major results of the Aussie Open Day 3:
V. Williams 6-3 6-2 Voegele
Kerber 6-2 6-7 6-2 Witthooeft
Federer 7-5 6-3 7-6 Rubin
Muguruza 7-5 6-4 Crawford
Murray 6-3 6-0 6-2 Rublev
Svitolina 6-4 6-1 Boserup
Kuznetsova 6-2 6-1 Fourlis
Wawrinka 6-3 6-4 6-4 Johnson
Nishikori 6-3 6-4 6-3 Chardy
Bouchard 7-6 6-2 Peng
Seppi 1-6 6-7 6-4 6-2 10-8 Kyrgios
Berdych 6-3 7-6 6-2 Harrison
Evans 3-6 7-5 6-3 6-3 Cilic
As the thriller continues in Melbourne, Jo Konta, Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams will be in action on Thursday for their second-round ties, as they’ll all look to join Murray and Evans in the third round of the Grand Slam.
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