MELBOURNE, Australia (Sporting Alert) — Here is the order of play and the schedule for the main courts on Day 8 at the Australian Open Tennis tournament in Melbourne, on Monday.
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On the men’s side World No. 1 Rafa Nadal of Spain and No. 6 Roger Federer of Switzerland are two of the stars in action in the men’s singles on Monday morning.
Nadal will take on Japan’s No. 16 Kei Nishikori, while Federer face-off against No. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, a game that is expected to be very entertaining.
Great Britain’s No. 4-seeded Andy Murray is also in action and he will play Stephane Robert of France who says he is looking forward to testing himself against such a great player.
In women’s singes, Belarus No. 2-seeded Victoria Azarenka will face American No. 13 Sloane Stephens.
Rod Laver Arena:
No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova (Slovakia) v No. 3 Maria Sharapova (Russia) No. 13 Sloane Stephens (U.S.) v No. 2 Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) No. 1 Rafa Nadal (Spain) v No. 16 Kei Nishikori (Japan)
No. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (France) v No. 6 Roger Federer (Switzerland) No. 5 Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) v Garbine Muguruza (Spain)
No. 8 Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) v No. 11 Simona Halep (Romania)
No. 4 Andy Murray (Britain) v Stephane Robert (France)
Margaret Court Arena:
No. 22 Grigor Dimitrov (Bulgaria) v Roberto Bautista Agut (Spain)