Australian Open at a glance
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) A look at the Australian Open on Tuesday:
Weather: mostly sunny and humid, high of 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit).
Attendance: Day: 44,614. Night: 20,187; Total: 64,801.
Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 4 Stan Wawrinka, No. 5 Kei Nishikori, No. 8 Milos Raonic , No. 9 David Ferrer, No. 12 Feliciano Lopez, No. 13 Roberto Bautista Agut, No. 17 Gael Monfils, No. 18 Gilles Simon, No. 19 John Isner, No. 30 Santiago Giraldo, No. 31 Fernando Verdasco.
Men’s Seeded Losers: No. 16 Fabio Fognini, No. 21 Alexandr Dolgopolov, No. 25 Julien Benneteau, No. 27 Pablo Cuevas.
Women’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 4 Petra Kvitova, No. 6 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 8 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 11 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 18 Venus Williams, No. 19 Alize Cornet, No. 20 Samantha Stosur, No. 24 Garbine Muguruza, No. 25 Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, No. 26 Elina Svitolina, No. 29 Casey Dellacqua, No. 30 Varvara Lepchenko.
Women’s Seeded Losers: No. 12 Flavia Pennetta, No. 13 Andrea Petkovic, No. 15 Jelena Jankovic.
Stat of the Day: 57: number of first-round wins by Serena Williams – in 58 career starts – at Grand Slam tournaments (her only loss was in the first round at the 2012 French Open to Virginie Razzano).
Quote of the Day: ”Not just yet, maybe try to hold off a few more days” – Lleyton Hewitt, smiling, after winning his first-round match in his 19th consecutive Australian Open, when asked by on-court interviewer Jim Courier when Hewitt might join him in the telecast booth.
Featured matches Wednesday: No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. Alexandra Panova, No. 2 Roger Federer vs. Simone Bolelli, No. 3 Rafael Nadal vs. Tim Smyczek, No. 3 Simona Halep vs .Jarmila Gajdosova, No. 6 Andy Murray vs. Marinko Matosevic, No. 7 Eugenie Bouchard vs. Kiki Bertens.
Forecast Wednesday: chance of rain, high of 29 Celsius (84 Fahrenheit).