Gallery: The story from day one at the Australian Open
We give you a pictorial of the opening day’s action at the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park.
Great Britain’s Kyle Edmund caused one of the early upsets as he beat US Open finalist and 11th seed Kevin Anderson.
US Open champion Sloane Stephens was also sent packing in the first round as she lost against Zhang Shuai.
Stephens’s compatriot and last year’s Australian Open runner-up Venus Williams was another high-profile casualty.
Some early cleaning to be done at Melbourne Park as everything needs to be spick-and-spain.
But Caroline Wozniacki had no problems seeing off Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets.
French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko was another victory on day one.
Top seed and world No 1 Rafael Nadal was too good for Victor Estrella Burgos. Maybe his outfit was too bright?
Nick Kyrgios also claimed a straight sets win over Rogerio Dutra Silva.
Then there was Grigor Dimitrov, whose outfit was either inspired by liquorice all sorts or salmon, beating Dennis Novak.
Crowd favourite Marcos Baghdatis beat Yuki Bhambri from India in straight sets.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga took a tumble in his match against Kevin King, but still won in straight sets.
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Boris Becker highlights four young ATP stars ‘you will hear a lot from in the coming year’
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