Australian Open 2023: Schedule, scores, results, draw, how to watch, seeds, notable matches,

The 2023 Australian Open is formally in progress as gamers complete for a record swimming pool of $76.5 million in cash prize. Heat and rain required 22 matches to be rescheduled on Day 2, however the competition is back on schedule with some huge names out rather than anticipated.

Rafael Nadal was seeking to safeguard his title as the No. 1 seed, however he fell to Mackenzie McDonald in the 2nd round. The veteran has actually been fighting with injuries and even avoided in 2015’s Wimbledon due to a stomach muscle tear. On Wednesday, his misfortune continued as he intensified a hip injury throughout the 2nd set. He was examined by the fitness instructor and utilized a medical timeout. Nadal was plainly in pain however he did not wish to surrender the match.

This was Nadal’s earliest exit from a Grand Slam considering that the 2016 Australian Open. The Spanish star has actually won a record 22 Grand Slams in his profession, however Novak Djokovic, who has actually won at Melbourne Park a record 9 times, is simply one Grand Slam title shy of connecting him. Djokovic was deported from Australia a year back since of his unvaccinated COVID-19 status, however he is lastly back in Melbourne. He won his very first 2 matches versus Roberto Carballes Baena and Enzo Couacaud.

No. 2 seed Casper Ruud was ousted in the 2nd round as American Jenson Brooksby managed a 6-3 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 6-2 upset.

Andy Murray placed on rather the the program with a 4-6 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 7-5 resurgence triumph versus Thanasi Kokkinakis on Thursday. The fight went on for 5 hours and 45 minutes up until 4:05 a.m. regional time in Melbourne — which ended up being the second-latest surface in Grand Slam tennis history.

The males’s competitors is missing out on world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz, who took out due to an ideal leg injury sustained in training. Also missing out on will be Marin Cilic, a previous finalist in Melbourne Park, due to an injury.

On the ladies’s side, the 2022 Australian Open winner Ashleigh Barty will not safeguard her songs title as she retired from tennis in 2015. Venus Williams, who was granted a wild card entry, was preparing to complete in her 22nd Australian Open however needed to take out due to an injury sustained at the ASB Classic in New Zealand. Naomi Osaka, who made a pregnancy statement previously today, will likewise not complete this month. 

A couple of stars are missing, however there is still be lots of skill. World No. 1 Iga Swiatek — the 2022 WTA Player of the Year — had a breakout season in 2015 and will want to continue that momentum. She breezed in the 3rd round as she beat Cristina Bucșa 6-0, 6-1 in 55 minutes.

Last year, Swiatek ended up being the very first lady to win 2 Grand Slams in one season considering that Angelique Kerber in 2016 by winning the French Open in June and the United States Open in September. 

No. 3 seed Jessica Pegula likewise breezed through her 3rd round match as she beat Marta Kostyuk 6-0, 6-2 in 65 minutes. World. 2 Ons Jabeur was up to Marketa Vondrousova in 2nd round stunner. In a composed declaration to the media, Jabeur stated she was having difficulty breathing throughout the match.

No. 7 Coco Gauff continued functioning with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Bernarda Pera on Thursday’s 3rd round. Gauff was available in hot as she started the year by winning all 10 sets she played in Auckland on her method to winning the ASB Classic. 

Per the guideline developed by the International Tennis Federation in 2015, gamers from Russia and Belarus will be enabled to complete as people however not under their nations’ flags or names since of the Russian intrusion of Ukraine.

Here is all you require to learn about the 2022 United States Open:

How to Watch the 2023 Australian Open

  • Dates: Jan. 16 – 29
  • Where: Melbourne Park, Australia
  • Watch: ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+
  • Stream:  fuboTV (shot for complimentary)

(All times eastern)

Men’s fourth-round matches

  • No. 10 Hubert Hurkacz vs. No. 29 Sebastian Korda, Saturday 9:45 p.m.
  • No. 18 Karen Khachanov vs. No. 31 Yoshihito Nishikoa, Saturday 10:30 p.m.
  • No. 6 Felix Auger-Aliassime vs. Jiri Lehecka, Saturday 11:30 p.m.
  • No. 3 Stefanos Tsitsipas vs. No. 15 Jannik Sinner, Sunday TBD
  • No. 24 Rovberto Bautista Agut vs. Tommy Paul, Sunday TBD
  • No. 4 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 22 Alex de Minaur, Sunday TBD
  • Ben Shelton vs. J.J. Wolf, Sunday TBD
  • No. 5 Andrey Rublev vs. No. 9 Holger Rune, Sunday TBD

Women’s fourth-round matches

  • No. 1 Iga Swiatek vs. No. 22 Elena Rybakina, Saturday 8:30 p.m.
  • No. 7 Coco Gauff vs. No. 17 Jelena Ostapenko, Saturday 9 p.m.
  • No. 3 Jessica Pegula vs. No. 20 Barbora Krejcikova, Sunday 1 a.m.
  • No. 24 Victoria Azarenka vs. Lin Zhu, Sunday 5 a.m.
  • No. 30 Karolina Pliskova vs. Shuai Zhang, Sunday TBD
  • Donna Vekic vs. Linda Fruhvirtova, Sunday TBD
  • No. 5 Aryna Sabalenka vs. No. 12 Belinda Bencic, Sunday TBD
  • No. 4 Carla Garcia vs. Magda Linette, Sunday TBD

Men’s Seeding

  1. Rafael Nadal (ESP)
  2. Casper Ruud (NOR)
  3. Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
  4. Novak Djokovic (SRB)
  5. Andrey Rublev (N/A)
  6. Felix Auger-Aliassime (CAN)
  7. Daniil Medvedev (N/A)
  8. Taylor Fritz (U.S.A.)
  9. Holger Rune (DEN)
  10. Hubert Hurkacz (POL)
  11. Cameron Norrie (GBR)
  12. Alexander Zverev (GER)
  13. Matteo Berrettini (ITA)
  14. Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP)
  15. Jannik Sinner (ITA)
  16. Frances Tiafoe (U.S.A.)
  17. Marin Cilic (CRO)
  18. Lorenzo Musetti (ITA)
  19. Karen Khachanov (N/A)
  20. Nick Kyrgios (AUS)
  21. Denis Shapovalov (CAN)
  22. Borna Coric (CRO)
  23. Alex de Minaur (AUS)
  24. Diego Schwartzman (ARG)
  25. Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
  26. Daniel Evans (GBR)
  27. Miomir Kecmanovic (SRB)
  28. Grigor Dimitrov (BUL)
  29. Francisco Cerundolo (ARG)
  30. Sebastian Korda (U.S.A.)
  31. Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP)
  32. Yoshihito Nishioka (JPN)

Women’s Seeding

  1. Iga Swiatek (POL)
  2. Ons Jabeur (TUN)
  3. Jessica Pegula (U.S.A.)
  4. Caroline Garcia (FRA)
  5. Aryna Sabalenka (N/A)
  6. Maria Sakkari (GRE)
  7. Coco Gauff (U.S.A.)
  8. Daria Kasatkina (N/A)
  9. Veronika Kudermetova (N/A)
  10. Madison Keys (U.S.A.)
  11. Paula Badosa (ESP)
  12. Belinda Bencic (SUI)
  13. Danielle Collins (U.S.A.)
  14. Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA)
  15. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
  16. Anett Kontaveit (EST)
  17. Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
  18. Liudmila Samsonova (N/A)
  19. Ekaterina Alexandrova (N/A)
  20. Barbora Krejcikova (CZE)
  21. Martina Trevisan (ITA)
  22. Elena Rybakina (KAZ)
  23. Shuai Zhang (CHN)
  24. Victoria Azarenka (N/A)
  25. Marie Bouzkova (CZE)
  26. Elise Mertens (BEL)
  27. Irina-Camelia Begu (ROM)
  28. Amanda Anisimova (U.S.A.)
  29. Qinwen Zheng (CHN)
  30. Karolina Pliskova (CZE)
  31. Kaia Kanepi (EST)
  32. Jil Teichmann (SUI)

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