teknolojiarsivi.com May 27, 2018

Sharapova overcomes Sevastova in Melbourne

18 January 2018, 01:56 | Rose Hansen

Jana Fett was close to pulling off a massive upset against Caroline Wozniacki

Jana Fett was close to pulling off a massive upset against Caroline Wozniacki

The man himself was cautious about his fitness on the eve of the tournament and wore a compression sleeve but there were no signs of rust as he eased to a 6-1 6-2 6-4 victory over American Young.

"A month ago, I didn't know if I was going to come to Australia or not because the elbow was still not prepared for this level of competition", said Djokovic on BBC, UK. There were a lot of firsts again for me - playing the first tournament, first grand slam, and just different feelings and what it would be routinely.

The 30-year-old Russian will play the second match on Margaret Court Arena against Germany's Tatjana Maria in the first round, in what will be her first match in Melbourne for two years.

"You would think maybe on paper it would have been a little bit closer because Donald Young is a solid player, but maybe Djokovic was too just good".

Djokovic has remodelled his service action with the help of coaches Andre Agassi and Radek Stepanek, shortening the back swing in a bid to protect the elbow, and it held up very well.

Sharapova was relentless in attacking Sevastova's second serve. "It's been a couple of years and I wanted it to be really meaningful to me". The first serve was kind of up and down.

Sharapova, back in the top 50 after a 15-month ban for taking the performance-enhancing substance meldonium in Australia in 2016, demonstrated all the shot-making that made her a 5-time major victor.

"All in all, I'm quite pleased". I had only one match leading up to this tournament in [the exhibition tournament at] Kooyong. It wasn't ideal, but it was still good. I didn't see much of Novak (on Tuesday) but the result shows he was breezing.

"I think I have learned that from a very young age, and I have come to understand it and appreciate it".

Djokovic faces Gael Monfils in the second round on Thursday and Federer suspects the classy Frenchman will pose a huge threat to the six-time champion.

Djokovic wasn't the only former champion making a comeback.

Sixth seed Karolina Pliskova stormed past Brazil's Beatriz Haddad Maia, winning 6-1 6-1 in 44 minutes, and next will play fellow Czech Lucie Safarova, who beat Romanian Sorana Cirstea 6-2 6-4. 'So great to be back on the tennis court. It's great to win, for sure.

"It will be another tough match", said Kerber.

She said: "I felt like I got a lot of things out of the way physically and emotionally and mentally previous year".

Swiss star Roger Federer, seeded second, is also through following a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 win over Aljaž Bedene, who has recently reverted back to Slovenian nationality after competing for Britain.

Men's 22nd seed Milos Raonic continues his wait for a Grand Slam title after losing in the first round to Lukas Lacko of Slovakia, 6-7 (5) 7-5 6-4 7-6 (5).

Other News

Trending Now

Dropbox files confidentially for IPO
There has been no official confirmation about this just yet, either from Dropbox or Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan for that matter. Taking on the risk of lending to a private company can typically help a firm's chances in underwriting an eventual IPO.

Kylie Jenner Doesn't Want to Get Fat-Shamed Due to Her Pregnancy?
Now that's all well and good, but Khloé is six months pregnant , so she could definitely have found out the sex by now. As for a future marriage to Thompson, Kardashian recently said that she is in no rush to walk down the aisle.

Google could turn the next Pixel's touchscreen into a speaker
Google ( GOOG , GOOGL ) acquired a United Kingdom speaker tech startup late past year for undisclosed terms. Google has declined to comment on the acquisition, including how much might have been paid for Redux.

IRS Unveils New Income Tax Withholding Guidelines
In the letter, Wyden and Neal said that withholding too little in taxes presents "a considerable problem and undue hardship". Still, government officials warned employees to re-assess their own withholding to avoid upsetting their personal tax plans.

Trump once said Oprah should be his VP
But it was Oprah Winfrey's 10-minute speech as she took to the stage to accept her award that dominated the evening. Howard tweeted: "Probably the most extraordinary & inspiring moment I've ever witnessed at an award show".

Houston police: Missing journalist found, appears unharmed
Officers said Monday that they found Courtney Roland's white Jeep parked in a lot overnight near The Galleria, a mall in Houston . Her roommate later said he and Roland planned to meet later Sunday, but he told KPRC he didn't hear from her again.

"[$$$] NVIDIA announces 65" 4K 120Hz gaming displays with Android TV built in
The Shield functionality which was previously only available as a separate box optimizes the display for broader application. All of these great Shield integrations mean the displays could really be a serious option for swapping out your TV.

LG Electronics to showcase the world's biggest 'rollable' TV at CES 2018
CES is the first platform of choice for companies around the globe to showcase their upcoming products and future technologies. The company's most impressive reveal at the show is a record-breaking 88-inch OLED TV featuring glorious 8K resolution.

Snow possible on Thursday; today's high, 54
The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . Forecast changes are likely in the days ahead as we draw nearer to the event, so check back with weather.com for updates.

Aisha Sultan: Why your children should watch Oprah's Golden Globes speech
Other winners included The Marvelous Mrs Maisel for best TV comedy and The Handmaid's Tale for best TV drama. But the moment has yet to happen - which is one of the reasons Sunday's speech stirred so much attention.