Australian Open day one news: Matteo Berrettini’s stomach bother, but no problems for big guns
Amid the politics, the 2022 Australian Open kicked off at Melbourne Park on Monday.
With Novak Djokovic arriving back in Serbia following his deportation, focus turned, at least partly, to the players who will challenge for the Australian Open titles.
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“I’ve been feeling sick with my stomach, let’s say that…” 😳
Matteo Berrettini thanks Imodium after his first-round win at the Australian Open 😂#AusOpen
— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) January 17, 2022
Matteo Berrettini overcame stomach troubles to beat Brandon Nakashima 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3.
Women: Sofia Kenin (11), Coco Gauff (18)
Men: Cameron Norrie (12), Lloyd Harris (30)
Who’s up next?
Six British players are in action on a packed day two. Debutant Emma Raducanu headlines the night session on Margaret Court Arena against Sloane Stephens while Andy Murray takes on Nikoloz Basilashvili and Liam Broady meets Nick Kyrgios on John Cain Arena.
Harriet Dart’s clash with seventh seed Iga Swiatek is centre stage on Rod Laver, with Dan Evans and Heather Watson also in action along with men’s title favourite Daniil Medvedev and top women’s contenders Garbine Muguruza and Aryna Sabalenka.
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