Nadal looks ominous; Wozniacki gets back

Australian Open officials respond to Nadal's request for 'extreme conditions'

Australian Open officials respond to Nadal's request for 'extreme conditions'

The Spaniard has dropped just one set against Schwartzman in their three previous encounters. The Dane saved two match points and rallied from 5-1 down in an epic third set to keep her dream of a first Grand Slam title alive. "I don't know if he remembers". I was like, 'This is my last chance.

All the stats and scores from the day's action can be found at the Australian Open's official website.

"I think the adrenaline kicked in the third and fourth sets (against Tsonga)".

The Croatian won 12-10 against Yuichi Sugita in the fifth set of their second-round match and his clash with Seppi turned into another epic, with three of the first four sets going to a tie-break before the decider finished 9-7 in the Italian's favour. No. 19 Magdalena Rybarikova had a 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 win over Kateryna Bondarenko.

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Kostyuk entered the tournament ranked No. 521 and opened with a win over 25th-seeded Peng Shuai, becoming youngest player to win main-draw matches at the Australian Open since Martina Hingis in 1996.

Two-time Australian Open semi-finalist Agnieszka Radwanska rallied from a set and a break down to beat Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko 2-6 7-5 6-3 to reach the third round.

Wozniacki meets Kiki Bertens after fourth seed Elina Svitolina gets another test of the injury "issues" she has been dealing with when she meets 15-year-old fellow-Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk in the full blaze of the afternoon sun.

Keothavong's night got slightly worse when Troicki hit an errant backhand return that slammed directly into the chair umpire's head during the tiebreaker.

Everton vs West Brom 20 January 2018: EPL Preview and Predictions
Alan Pardew picked up his first win as West Brom manager last weekend, helping the club with its first game since August 19. Last weekend, Sam Allardyce's side were thrashed 4-0 at Wembley by Spurs, a result which leaves them 9th in the table.

In other results, 2016 Australian champion Angelique Kerber defeated Donna Vekic 6-4 6-1 to book her third-round place and extend her winning streak to 11 matches, with No. 8 Caroline Garcia, No. 17 Madison Keys and No. 26 Agnieszka Radwanska also advanced. However, Nadal hasn't skipped a step at Melbourne through his first two victories and is a realistic threat to tournament favourites Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

"I was very, very focused", Nadal said.

Dzumhur struggled early on, losing five games on the bounce and only marginally recovering in a one-sided opening set Down Under.

No. 10 Pablo Carreno Busta beat No. 23 Gilles Muller and will next play No. 6 Marin Cilic, a 7-6 (4), 6-3, 7-6 (4) victor over Ryan Harrison.

Dhoni defends India after SA series loss
No one begrudges the millions modern Indian cricketers earn, but it appears they aren't entirely justifying it. De Villiers and Elgar settled South Africa either side of the thunderstorm, though, taking the lead past 100.

The victor of that clash plays either sixth seed Main Cilic or 10th-ranked Pablo Carreno Busta.

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