Coco Gauff, currently ranked No. 4, will face Magdalena Frech in an upcoming Round of 16 match at the Australian Open.
In the next round, the Indo-Romanian pair will take on 10th seeds Marcelo Arevalo of El Salvador and Mate Pavic of Croatia.
The 30-year-old American, who had a 4-1 lead in the deciding set but went down 6-4 3-6 6-4 to the four-times Grand Slam champion, said she was sick of the travel and wanted to have a family.
The Australian Open 2024 entry list is still undetermined due to potential withdrawals, with sixteen positions remaining for each draw during the preliminary phase.
The former World No. 3, who reached the title match in Metz on his debut in 2016, saved the one break point he faced and earned 80 per cent (28/35) of his first-serve points to progress after 84 minutes.
Earlier, Victoria Azarenka, a two-time Grand Slam champion, was defeated by third seed Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-4.
Osaka stated that some individuals would be pleased with her decision to visit the court more frequently than in the past.
The 23-time Grand Slam champion had to wait through Coco Gauff’s three-set victory to open the night session on Arthur Ashe Stadium, followed by an opening-night ceremony marking 50 years of equal prize money at the U.S. Open.
She went on to lose 1-6 6-1 6-2 to Samsonova, who turned up again around two hours later for the final and was defeated by Jessica Pegula.
The 43-year-old Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam champion, dropped to 2-4 in six career matches against the 28-year-old Keys.
As he faces Taro Daniel in his Wimbledon debut, Ben Shelton is in a dominating position. The play was interrupted with the American leading the Japanese 6-4, 4-2.
Seven-time Wimbledon champion Djokovic will compete alongside Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev, Casper Ruud, Stefanos Tsitsipas, and Holger Rune, among others.
Williams is a five-time Wimbledon singles champion and was a finalist at the grass-court major in 2017, two decades after her debut at the All England Club.
Djokovic has now won one more than rival Rafael Nadal. “He has this software in his head that he can switch when a Grand Slam comes.
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Nadal lost in the second round of the Australian Open in January because to his hip. He last played tennis four months ago. Nadal will miss Roland Garros for the first time since his 2005 debut.
The 14-time Roland Garros champion hasn’t competed since January 2023, when he sustained a hip injury at the Australian Open.
The 23-year-old is now two wins away from becoming the fifth woman to complete the “Sunshine Double”, sweeping back-to-back titles at Indian Wells and Miami in a single season.
Khachanov has now reached the quarter-finals in four of the six tour-level events he has played this year.