Australian Open 2019: Roger Federer to face unseeded Denis Istomin; Rafael Nadal draws James Duckworth in first round
Thursday, 10 January 2019 Double defending champion Roger Federer will start his bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles next week against unseeded Uzbek Denis Istomin, who caused a huge upset when he defeated Novak Djokovic in the second round two years ago.
(CNN) Rafael Nadal suffered a shock defeat on clay in the Monte-Carlo Masters semifinals, going down 6-4 6-2 to Italian Fabio Fognini. Seeking a 12th title in Monte-Carlo, cracks were perhaps beginning..
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (Reuters) - Venus Williams fought back to down third seed Petra Kvitova 4-6 7-5 6-4 and reach the BNP Paribas Open third round on Saturday, while Naomi Osaka got her title defense..