Tennis

Djokovic shrugs off injury scare to reach fourth round

By Ian Ransom MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic allayed fears over a muscle strain in his lower back after overpowering Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2 6-3 6-3 to reach the Australian Open fourth round of on Saturday. The injury did little to restrict the six-times Australian Open champion as Source link

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Federer eases past Gasquet into fourth round

Roger Federer eased into the second week of the Australian Open with a 6-2 7-5 6-4 win over Richard Gasquet on Saturday evening that kept the Swiss on course for a 20th grand slam title. The 36-year-old defending champion reached the fourth round of the Melbourne Park tournament for the 16th time by Source link

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Zverev collapses to defeat by relentless Chung

By Martyn Herman MELBOURNE (Reuters) – South Korean Chung Hyeon does not appear especially intimidating behind his Zen-like demeanor and white-framed spectacles but as German wunderkind Alex Zverev will testify, the 21-year-old should come with a health warning. Fourth seed Zverev went into their Australian Source link

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