Australian Open, Day 6: Djokovic and (*16*) look to reach the last 16

The evening session at the Australian Open will characteristic Novak Djokovic (straight factors), Andy Murray (straight factors) and Laura (*16*) (straight factors). Until then, the favorites prevail.

Australian Open: Runa impresses in Melbourne

Teenager Holger Roon continues to impress Melbourne. The 19-year-old Dane reached the 1/8 finals of the Australian Open Championship with out shedding a single set. Rooney beat France’s Hugo Humbert 6:4, 6:2, 7:6 (7:5) on Saturday and now has a tricky struggle with Andrey Rublev. The Russian defeated the Englishman Daniel Evans 6:4, 6:2, 6:3.

Rooney first prompted a stir at Grand Slam stage last yr when he reached the quarterfinals at the French Open. The world quantity 10 received three titles last yr, together with the ATP match in Munich.

Australian Open: Mies in 1/8 double spherical in Melbourne

Doubles knowledgeable Andreas Mies reached the spherical of 16 at the Australian Open. The 32-year-old participant from Cologne beat Australian John Pearce over Andre Goranson/Marc-Andrea Husler (Sweden/Switzerland) 6:4, 7:6 (7:5). Mies is the last remaining German skilled in the competitors, which reached the spherical of 16 last yr.

At the time, Mies was nonetheless enjoying with Kevin Kravitz, with whom he received the French Open in 2019 and 2020. At the finish of last season, each introduced their divorce. Coburg’s Kravitz will subsequent play Frankfurt’s Tim Pütz, who additionally teamed up in the Davis Cup.

Mies and Pearce will face Australian duo Alex Bolt/Luke Saville in the spherical of 16 in Melbourne.

Australian Open: Olympic champion Bencic in 1/8 finals

Olympic champion Belinda Bencic nonetheless has an opportunity to win her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. The 25-year-old Swiss reached the 1/8 finals on Saturday after profitable the third spherical activity in opposition to Italian Camila Giorgi 6: 2, 7: 5.

In 2019, Bencic reached the semi-finals of the US Open, and in Melbourne he didn’t make it previous the spherical of 16. She celebrated her largest success at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, when Benčić defeated Czech Marketa Vondrousová in three units in the remaining.

Australian Open, Day 6: The finest matches at a look

participant 1 participant 2 consequence/time
Varvara Gracheva (Russia) Karolina Pliskova (CZE/30) 4:6, 2:6
Camila Giorgi (ITA) Belinda Bencic (SUI/12) 2:6, 5:7
Arina Sabalenka (BEL/5) Elise Mertens (BEL/26) 6:2, 6:3
Laura (*16*) (Germany) Caroline Garcia (FRA/4) LIVE NOW
participant 1 participant 2 consequence/time
Andrey Rublev (RUS/6) Daniel Evans (GBR) 6:4, 6:2, 6:3
Hugo Humbert (FRA) Rune of Holger (DEN/10) 4:6, 2:6, 6:7
Benjamin Bonzi (FRA) Alex de Minaur (AUS/22) 6:7, 2:6, 1:6
Grigor Dimitrov (BUL/27) Novak Djokovic (SRB/5) LIVE NOW
Andy Murray (GBR) Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP/24) LIVE NOW

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