A new day of tennis action will take place at Melbourne Park on the fifth day of the Australian Open with the stellar presence of the best tennis players.
The world’s number 1 and defending champion, Novak Djokovic, will face the North American Taylor Fritz (27th) in the Rod Laver Arena, who comes from beating his compatriot Reilly Opelka in five sets.
On the other hand, Denis Shapovalov (11th) and Felix Auger-Aliassime (20th) They will play a match of young Canadian promises that appears to be one of the best of the day. It will be the third time they have collided in a Grand Slam, with the record in favor of the left-hander 2-0.
After tracing an epic match in front of his fans, Nick kyrgios will try to surprise the day when he faces the Austrian Dominic Thiem (3rd). The only time they met was a triumph for the champion of the past US Open at the ATP 250 in Nice 2015.
Another candidate for the title, the German Alexander Zverev (6th)He will have a difficult game when he faces the always tough French Adrian Mannarino (32nd), who despite never having beaten him on the previous five occasions always presents him with a tough battle.
On the girls’ side, the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (5th), who eliminated the young woman Coco gauff, will collide with the kazaja Yulia Putintseva (27th); the romanian Simona Halep (2nd), meanwhile, will do the same against the Czech Veronika Kudermetova (32nd) while the Polish Iga Swiatek (15 °), the new Roland Garros champion, will seek the round of 16 against the French Fiona Ferro.