Australian Open 2020 Day 3 220120 – Highlights

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22nd Jan 2020;  Wednesday Day 3 of the Australian Open

It was my first day at the  Australian Open 2020 Tennis. Yesterday, I did the Jazzies Bushfire Benefit for Wildlife Victoria. Well, it rained and poured yesterday so I would have missed much of what went on the outside Courts. And last week it was the Kooyong Classic. With so much of Tennis in Australia during end December and January and the added ATP Team Championships; most players would be bordering on fatigue, leading to this Australian Open. The smoke haze in Melbourne  during those days did not help either.

Wednesday – A partly sunny day, no rain during the day, but very windy and rain at night.

The Match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and P Kohlschreiber that I wanted to see – did not go ahead as Kohlschreiber was injured and that, was a walk over for Tsitsipas.

The other two matches that I sat through were the Marc Polmans Match which Polmans lost to the Serb, D Lajovic and Australia’s  John Millman and H Hurkaaz at the Melbourne Arena  (The Aussie players and supporters’ favourite arena). Millman won in straight sets. . Earlier, Milos Raonic from Canada went through to the next round.

Few Pics. Not all processed or Captioned, but will, eventually (time permitting)

 

Sofia Kenin (USA)

L Chan (TPE)

Jessica Pegula USA

Jessica Pegula USA

Taylor Townsend

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K Pliskova

Heather Watson

Heather Watson

Shuai Zhang (CHN)

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Heather Watson

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Caroline Garcia

Jennifer Brady (USA)

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C Dolehide and Jennifer Brady  – Womens Doubles First Round

L Seppi

.H Kontinen adn J Struff

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V King and C McHale

V King

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A Popyrin

Windy  water fountain

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M Raonic (CAN)

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J Millman and Hurkacz

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Dusan Lajowic (SRB)

Dusan Lajowic (SRB)

Dusan Lajowic (SRB)

Marc Polmans AUS

Marc Polmans AUS

Marc Polmans AUS

Marc Polmans AUS

Marc Polmans AUS

Dusan Lajowic (SRB)

Dusan Lajowic (SRB)

 

 

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