Alexander Zverev has easily reached the second round of the Australian Open in Melbourne. The world ranking fourth by beating Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia after 1:55 hours 6:4, 6:1, 6:4 .

The 21-Year-old, meets on Thursday to either Jeremy Chardy or Ugo Humbert (both of France). The slight foot injury, suffered by Zverev in the Training, should play no role any more. “The ankle still hurts a bit and is still a bit swollen, but getting better every day,” he said after the Match against Bedene.

Tennis Superstar Serena Williams, meanwhile, celebrated a spectacular and successful Comeback. Two years after the US-American woman in Melbourne pregnant, your 23. and so far last Grand Slam had won the title, outclassed the 37-Year-old at the time of their return to the Rod Laver Arena, the German Fed-Cup-player Tatjana Maria 6:0, 6:2.

Williams took up this time in a green one piece to a duel. With your Outfits, you had your career again and again for conversation, least of all in the past year, with a black Catsuit at the French Open in Paris.

As the fourth of six German tennis player Mona Barthel was eliminated in the first round. The eighth finalist of 2017 lost 3:6, 1:6 against last year’s US Open semi-finalist Anastasija Sevastova from Latvia. Laura Siegemund has achieved, however, surprisingly the second round. She defeated the former top-ranked Victoria Asarenka from Belarus 6:7 (5:7), 6:4, 6:2. Also, Philipp Kohlschreiber, he won against the Chinese player Li 6:2, 6:2, 6:4.

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