Australian Open 2022: Round of 64 Review and more
After all the drama to the build-up to the Australian Open, we already witnessed some exhilarating action in the first round.
Sportco reviews the first round and lists down the Men's Singles and Women's Singles fixtures for the second round of the Australian Open 2022.
Australian Open 2022: Round of 64 Review
Novak Djokovic withdrawing from the Australian Open creates chances for new talents to win the grand slam.
The Round of 64 at the Australian Open got over with some big players and names winning and losing.
Just before the start of round 1, Novak Djokovic was withdrawn from the Australian Open. His competitors like Daniil Medvedev, Alexander Zverev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray all of them proceeded to the next round which is Round of 32.
However, we saw some players like Lorenzo Musetti, David Goffin, Fabio Fognini, Marton Fucsovics, Kevin Anderson losing and getting knocked out in the 1st round itself.
In the women’s category of Round 64 we witnessed some great encounters. Players like Ashleigh Barty, Belinda Bencic, Naomi Osaka, Maria Sakkari, Barbora Krejcikova, Jelena Ostapenko, Aryna Sabalenka won and will play in the round of 32.
There were shocking exits for players like Sofia Kenin, Cori Gauff, Caroline Garcia who won't make it to the next round.
Australian Open 2022: Second Round Fixtures
As we move ahead in the tournament we will see great players play each other. Here are some interesting Round of 32 fixtures for you from the men's category.
|Gael Monfils(20)||VS||Alexander Bublik(37)|
|Carlos Alcaraz(31)||VS||Dusan Lajovic(39)|
|Stefan Kozlov(169)||VS||Matteo Berrettini(7)|
|Alexander Zverev(3)||VS||John Millman(89)|
|Reilly Opelka(29)||VS||Dominik Koepfer(53)|
|Rafael Nadal(6)||VS||Yanncik Hanfmann(126)|
|Sebastian Baez(88)||VS||Stefanos Tsitsipas(4)|
|Andy rublev(5)||VS||Ricardas Berankis(93)|
|Nick Kyrgios(115)||VS||Daniil Medvedev(2)|
Standout Men's Singles 2nd Round of Fixtures:
Gael Monfils vs Alexander Bublik, Carlos Alcaraz vs Dusan Lajovic and Nick Kyrgios vs Daniil Medvedev.
|Ashleigh Barty(1)||VS||Lucia Bronzetti(142)|
|Quinwen Zheng(108)||VS||Maria Sakkari(6)|
|Barbora Krejcikova(4)||VS||Xiyu Wang(139)|
|Martina Trevisan(111)||VS||Paula Badosa Gibert(9)|
|Anett Kontaveit(6)||VS||Clara Tauson(39)|
|Alize Cornet(61)||VS||Garbine Muguruza(3)|
|Samantha Stosur(487)||VS||Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova(11)|
|Xinyu Wang(100)||VS||Aryna Sabalenka(2)|