Gallery: Injury woes and teary exits on day two at the Australian Open

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Venus Williams serving

First-round action continues at the 2019 Australian Open on Tuesday as Novak Djokovic, Alexander Zverev, Simona Halep and Serena Williams took to the court.

She may have found herself on her backside during her match, but Madison Keys still cruised into the second round.
Madison Keys slipping

Australian fans were out in full force.
Australian Open fans

But one of their local hopes Thanasi Kokkinakis made a painful exit as he was forced to retire with injury.
Thanasi Kokkinakis gets treatment

It wasn’t a great day for Australia as Nick Kyrgios also required medical treatment before being sent packing by Milos Raonic.
Nick Kyrgios changeover

Former Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka also made teary exit.
Victoria Azarenka admitted she is "struggling"

Star in the middle as Serena Williams kicked off her campaign for a 24th Grand Slam.
Serena Williams serving

Sister Venus Williams also eased into the second round.
Venus Williams serving

Simona Halep was given a big scare, but survived.
Simona Halep pumped up

Novak Djokovic was in cruise control, so much so that he could play with his racket.
Novak Djokovic tosses his racket

Djokovic doing Djokovic things.
Novak Djokovic airborne

Alexander Zverev in full flow.
Alexander Zverev on the run

Let’s shake on it…Filip Krajinovic and Marco Cecchinato at the end of their match.
Filip Krajinovic and Marco Cecchinato at the end of their match.

Something for the fans from Laura Siegmund.
Laura Siegemund

 


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