'I am trying to do everything possible to get my arm and my elbow ready for the Open. "I'm just going to go out there, try to weather the storm, and try to play my game", De Minaur said.
Unseeded women have won two of the last three majors: Ostapenko at the French Open and Sloane Stephens at the U.S. Open. Kyrgios would likely have to make it past former Australian Open runner-up and 15th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, provided the Frenchman avenges a US Open defeat to fast-surging 18-year-old Canadian Denis Shapovalov in round two. To add to this Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal are not fully fit, making it the Grand Slam of the walking wounded. A similar uncertainty with regards to the readiness of the big names is replicated on the women's side, with Serena Williams withdrawing just a week before the tournament was due to begin, while a lengthy custody battle has forced Victoria Azarenka to withdraw. This has also resulted in injuries to top players and this years Aus open is an example.
Top-ranked Nadal will open against Victor Estrella Burgos, has a potential fourth-round match against John Isner, and No. 3 Grigor Dimitrov in his half of the draw. It appears it could be a year for the youngsters - if they can find a way to overcome Federer, who has started out in incredible form at the Hopman Cup. In fact the world No.2, Caroline Wozniacki hasn't won a Slam either.
Sixth-seeded Karolina Pliskova and ninth-seeded Johanna Konta are also in Halep's quarter of the draw.
"Last year's season was a bit long and I had to start a little bit later than I would've liked. I don't normally like going to draws as they freak me out", Federer, 36, said.
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CanRafael Nadal challenge in Melbourne?
The transformation of the Australian Open from a moribund event played on grass in the confines of a fusty old tennis club (Kooyong) into the model major happened in one great leap in 1987.
Awaiting him there should be holder Federer (2), whose first scheduled seeded opponent may be Richard Gasquet (29).
Dan Evans, who reached the fourth round here last year, is still serving a ban after his positive cocaine test, while Aljaz Bedene - who will play an eye-catching first-round match here against defending champion Roger Federer - has switched his nationality back to his native Slovenia. The aesthetic appeal of Federer's play pitted against the more down-to-earth rugged artistry of Nadal's has set up a convenient binary fans revel in.
"The drive, I still have it. I certainly will hope I put myself in that position", Sharapova said.
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Novak Djokovic and Donald Young meet in the first round of the 2018 Australian Open.
"This is a guy who is so relaxed..." Kokkinakis is a good player too. Maybe the stars have aligned to prove once and for all how consequential Djokovic's quest has always been.
Johnson, a semfinalist in Auckland last year, looked on target for an easy win when he swept through the first set against Bautista Agut in 35 minutes.
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At Anfield they have quietly been rather stingy, only conceded four Premier League goals in 11 games this season. The Kops triggered the midfielder's £48 million release clause in an advanced deal, effective from July 1, 2018.
If Bellis can make it into can make it past the third round then it will be a true demonstration of her potential. Fresh from winning the Brisbane International, local hope Nick Kyrgios is up against Rogerio Dutra-Silva.
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The main focus is still on whether City can go the season unbeaten, matching Arsenal's Invincibles from 2003-04. This was your moment Andros Townsend. "But my feeling now is that he's an Arsenal player and he will be".
These will have to wait till the later stages of the tournament - Djokovic's current ranking of 14 has handed him a rough draw. With an abundance of activities and events, the project will provide an insight into the life and times of these artists.
Meltdown and Spectre have been discovered in computer chips in billions of computers, smartphone and tablets across the world. To install the update manually, open Settings Update and Security and select " Check for updates " option.
Then there's the additional step of updating web browsers and other program, which every computer user should do regardless of OS. As any company would have done, Intel is also trying to curb the rising talks about Kzranich's emergency financial move.
Thus far, Intel has insisted that Krzanich's sale of company stock was unrelated to any revelations regarding the security flaws. Intel has bore the brunt of the initial fallout because at first it was reported that only its chips were affected.
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We will, of course, update with any details and bring you our first impressions of these new TVs as soon as we set eyes on them. With its new range of TVs, LG's focus has been on the under the hood upgrades rather than a radical design change.
Tennis: Evergreen Federer is clear Australian Open favourite
Rafael Nadal suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Richard Gasquet of France at the Kooyong Classic exhibition in Australia. However, doubts remain over his fitness and whether he has the longevity to win seven five set matches in two weeks.
New Switch ports and video games announced in Nintendo Direct
The title sees players stranded on a "cursed" island, rescuing other shipwrecked passengers and fighting off the island's beasts. Payday 2Popular 4vE crime shooter Payday 2 is on its way to the Nintendo Switch with a host of brand new content.
Jack Wilshere's injury update is tweet music for Arsenal
Conte had sacrificed the most creative player on the pitch for a work-horse midfielder who offers little in front of goal. Were Allegri to take over at Stamford Bridge, there would be the same handover that took place at Juventus in 2014.
Rewatch gives different view of title game — Mark Edwards
Only Saban , whose football genius is undisputed, could pull it off by switching out Hurts for Tua Tagovailoa at halftime. Alabama's game against the Georgia Bulldogs in the national championship game was one that will forever be remembered.
Samsung Galaxy A8+ launched in India for Rs32,900
Additionally, the Private Folder feature makes it into the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) to give users some additional privacy. It supports facial recognition as well although it's not as high-profile as the technology on-board the Galaxy S8.
Trump tweets support for anti-government protesters in Iran
Watch Milani's full interview in the above video . "The rich now heedlessly flaunt their wealth", emphasizing the economic divide. In September 1978, he flew by helicopter over the capital, to see about half a million people denouncing him in the streets.
A genuine desire for revolution — Iran protests
According to Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli, Iran's Interior Minister, the unemployment rate in some parts of the country is over 60%. In comments posted to his official website, the Ayatollah appeared to blame foreign nations for exacerbating the unrest.