How are the Brits doing and when are they subsequent in motion?
Andy Murray: Three-time grand slam champion Murray rolled again the years to beat twenty first seed Nikoloz Basilashvili in 5 units within the first spherical. But it surely wasn’t to final because the Briton was beaten in straight sets by the world No 120 Taro Daniel in spherical two. The 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 loss was, by rating, the worst of Murray’s grand slam profession. After the defeat Murray cast doubt on his future.
Emma Raducanu: The US Open champion thrilled on her method to a three-set win over Sloane Stephens within the first spherical. However a blister on her proper hand meant she was unable to grip the racquet correctly on her method to a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 defeat to world No 98 Danka Kovinic in her subsequent match. After the loss, former British No 1 Laura Robson warned Raducanu that she must learn when to ‘give it a rest’ after her blister pain.
Dan Evans: Evans admitted that “I panicked on the courtroom” after he suffered a crushing third-round defeat in Melbourne. His exit meant that not one of the seven British singles gamers who began the Australian Open managed to survive the first week.
Who’s lacking on the Australian Open?
Two of the game’s greatest names – Roger Federer and Serena Williams – didn’t journey to Melbourne as they proceed to get better from accidents that disrupted their 2021 seasons. 2014 winner and Federer’s Swiss compatriot Stan Wawrinka can also be lacking. And naturally Novak Djokovic can also be absent, that means it’s the first time since 1999 that an Australian Open has been performed with neither the Serbian nor Federer current.
2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu can also be lacking as she takes a break from the tour whereas former British No 1 Jo Konta announced her retirement from tennis in November.
Dominic Thiem withdrew as he continues his restoration from a wrist damage.
Australian Open match dates
- January 18 – Males’s and ladies’s singles first spherical
- January 19 – Males’s and ladies’s singles second spherical
- January 20 – Males’s and ladies’s singles second spherical
- January 21 – Males’s and ladies’s singles third spherical
- January 22 – Males’s and ladies’s singles third spherical
- January 23 – Males’s and ladies’s singles fourth spherical
- January 24 – Males’s and ladies’s singles fourth spherical
- January 25 – Males’s and ladies’s singles quarter-finals
- January 26 – Males’s and ladies’s singles quarter-finals
- January 27 – Ladies’s semi-finals
- January 28 – Males’s semi-finals
- January 29 – Ladies’s remaining
- January 20 – Males’s remaining
The way to watch the Australian Open 2022 on TV
Eurosport has the broadcasting rights to stay motion from Melbourne. Barbara Schett and Mischa Zverev are protecting the motion on-site. Alize Lim is predicated in London the place she is joined by seven-time grand slam champion Mats Wilander, three-time grand slam semi-finalist Johanna Konta (week one) and former world No 4 Tim Henman (week two).
A number of grand slam winners Chris Evert and John McEnroe are additionally readily available to convey their professional views. Viewers can even see the likes of Boris Becker, Justine Henin, Alex Corretja and Roberta Vinci throughout the two weeks.
250 hours of stay protection are being broadcast, with Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2 devoted to exhibiting the easiest matches on Rod Laver Area. All courts and all matches are accessible through discovery+, the Eurosport App and Eurosport.com.
Protection started at midnight on January 17 for the opening session of the match.