The Australian Open, first Gland Slam of the year 2013, has commenced with effect from from 14th January with the first round of matches. The tournament will culminate with the men's singles final on 27th January. World no.1 Novak Djokovic from Serbia is defending his 2012 title this year.
On the first day, some of the top stars that played their matches included world no.1 and the defending champion Novak Djokovic from Serbia, world no. 4 David Ferrer from Spain and world no.8 Janko Tipsarevic from Serbia in the men's singles category.
In the ladies' singles category were included world no.2 Maria Sharapova of Russia, world no.6 Na Li of China, world no.9 Samantha Stosur of Australia, world no. 13 Ana Ivanovic of Serbia, world no.25 Venus Williams of USA.
All above easily overcame their opponents and have qualified for the second round.
The top stars playing their first round matches on the Day-2 of the tournament on 15th January include:
00:00 World no.3 Murray - Haase (Rod Laver Arena) *
03:00 World no.7 Tsonga - Llodra (Hisense Arena)
04:00 World no.2 Federer - Paire (Rod Laver Arena) *
05:30 World no.6 Del Potro - Mannarino (Hisense Arena)
00:00 World no.7 Errani - Suarez Navarro (Margaret Court Arena)
00:00 World no.10 Wozniacki - Barty (Hisense Arena)
01:30 World no.3 S. Williams - Gallovits-Hall (Hisense Arena) *
02:30 World no. 1 Azarenka - Niculescu (Rod Laver Arena) *
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Details of all matches is given at the official website of Australian Open