Angelique Kerber serves against Wang Qiang during their first round match at the Adelaide International tennis tournament on Monday. Agence France-Presse
The 18-year-old made short work of the fifth seed and reigning Wimbledon champion, who was bidding to complete a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros, winning 6-4, 6-2.
Three former world number ones reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne championships but a fourth, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, fell short as she was beaten by eighth seed Aryna Sabalenka on Wednesday.
Simona Halep kept alive hopes of regaining the world number one ranking Sunday, beating Polona Hercog 5-7, 7-6 (7/1), 6-2 to reach the last 16 of the WTA and ATP Miami Open.
Swiss great Roger Federer put up a splendid performance as he saved seven match points in a five-set nail-biter against 100th-ranked Tennys Sandgren to set up an Australian Open
India will look to carry on the winning momentum in the third match against Kiwis to seal the first T20 series on the New Zealand soil. India have already won both the matches
Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza are each chasing a hat-trick of Grand Slam titles as they head into Wednesday’s quarter-finals in an Australian Open where most