Australian Open news: What time are Emma Raducanu, Andy Murray, Dan Evans playing on Thursday?
Emma Raducanu, Andy Murray and Dan Evans are among four British players who will feature on day four of the 2022 Australian Open on Thursday.
Raducanu shone at a Grand Slam again as she marked her Australian Open debut with victory in the battle of the US Open champions against Sloane Stephens, claiming a 6-0, 2-6, 6-1 victory.
The 19-year-old will face world No 98 Danka Kovinic in the second round of the Australian Open for the first time in her career.
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Kovinic booked her place in round two with a 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 win over Jang Su-Jeong.
The match is scheduled for Thursday at 08:00 UK time on Margaret Court Arena.
Murray made an impressive comeback to the Australian Open when he showed that he still has plenty of life in him yet as he returned to the court where he nearly retired three years ago.
The Scot defeated Nikoloz Basilashvili in five sets 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-7 (7-5), 6-4 to reach the second round of the Australian Open.
He will take on Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel in the second round.
Murray and Taro Daniel will play each other in the second round of the Australian Open for the second time in their career.
Daniel defeated Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera 7-6, 6-1, 6-1. They are scheduled to compete at 06:30 UK time on John Cain Arena.
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World No 24 Daniel Evans will face Arthur Rinderknech after he crusied past David Goffin 6-4, 6-3, 6-0, in the first. The French international Rinderknech heads into this match on a high after beating Alexei Popyrin.
The match is scheduled to start about 13:30 UK time 1573 Arena.
World No 94 Heather Watson will face Slovenian Tamara Zidansek in the second round of the Australian Open for the second time in her career. Watson beat Mayar Sherif 6-3, 5-7, 6-2 in the first round.
They are scheduled to play at 02:30 UK time on Court 7.
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