It was a 2017 to forget for Angelique Kerber, but her impressive form at the Australian Open hints at better things to come this year.
Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic, overcame a hip problem, to book his place in the second week of 2018's first grand slam.
Maria Sharapova was blown away by a stunning Angelique Kerber performance in round three of the Australian Open.
There were high hopes for Alexander Zverev but he crumbled against Hyeon Chung, upstaged 5-7 7-6 (7-3) 2-6 6-3 6-0 at Melbourne Park.
After almost four hours on court in Melbourne on Saturday, Simona Halep was keen to bypass tennis talk.
Lauren Davis helped equal the Australian Open women's record for the most games played in her epic third-round loss to Simona Halep.
Simona Halep prevailed 4-6 6-4 15-13 to equal the record for the longest women's match based on games played at the Australian Open – 48.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki is through to the last 16 in Melbourne, but was not all smiles after her third-round win.
World number one Rafael Nadal was in superb form on Monday, but knows he cannot underestimate Diego Schwartzman.
Melbourne could crown a first-time women's grand-slam champion in 2017 with only two left in the draw after day five's matches.