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Aus Open: Switch on your TV sets as Rafa, Venus take court on Monday

January 14, 2018 21:31 IST

Order of play on the main showcourts, with IST timings, on the first day of the Australian Open on Monday (prefix number denotes seeding):

Play begins at 0530 IST

Rafael Nadal at a practice session at Melbourne Park on Saturday

IMAGE: Rafael Nadal at a practice session at Melbourne Park on Saturday. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

ROD LAVER ARENA

7-Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) v Francesca Schiavone (Italy)

5-Venus Williams (US) v Belinda Bencic (Switzerland)

 

3-Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) v Dennis Novak (Austria)

Not before 1300IST

1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) v Victor Estrella Burgos (Dominican Republic)

23-Daria Gavrilova (Australia) v Irina Falconi (U.S.)

MARGARET COURT ARENA

13-Sloane Stephens (U.S.) v Zhang Shuai (China)

Matthew Ebden (Australia) v 16-John Isner (U.S.)

Samantha Stosur (Australia) v Monica Puig (Puerto Rico)

Not before 1300IST

Mihaela Buzarnescu (Romania) v 2-Caroline Wozniacki (Denmark)

Kevin King (U.S.) v 15-Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France)

Hisense Arena

Sofia Kenin (U.S.) v 12-Julia Goerges (Germany)

Timea Babos (Hungary) v 10-CoCo Vandeweghe (U.S.)

Vasek Pospisil (Canada) v 6-Marin Cilic (Croatia)

Not before 1315 IST

17-Nick Kyrgios (Australia) v Rogerio Dutra Silva (Brazil)

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