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.
Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to lingering injury
The world number three said her “hamstring is still sore so I won’t have enough time to prepare for the clay”.
Coronavirus surge forces further restrictions on Roland Garros spectator numbers for French Open
Only 5,000 fans a day permitted.
Johanna Konta bagels Begu to march impressively into third round at Italian Open
The British number into round three.
‘I feel comfortable on clay, I always have,’ says Simona Halep as she targets Roland Garros repeat
Romanian happy to be back.
Novak Djokovic confirms he has spoken to ATP as he pushes ahead with Players Association plans
Serb says PTPA is misunderstood.
‘It was a great match – I am thrilled,’ says Jannik Sinner after youngster downs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Youngster making inroads.
Fed Cup rebranded as the Billie Jean King Cup to recognise legend’s trailblazing role in tennis
The historic competition has a new name.