Australian Open 2013: Schedule of play for Wednesday 16 January

Australian Open 2013: Novak Djokovic is last on the Rod Laver arena as he takes on American Ryan Harrison in round two

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
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Novak Djokovic is the defending champion in Melbourne Photo: Marianne Bevis

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Defending champion Novak Djokovic is in action under the lights on the Rod Laver Arena on day three of the Australian Open when the Serb takes on American Ryan Harrison.

Djokovic, gunning for a third straight triumph Down Under, booked his place in the second round with a straight-sets victory over Paul-Henri Mathieu of France on day one at Melbourne Park.

Meanwhile, British eyes will be on Court 8, as Heather Watson takes on Ksenia Pervak of Kazakhstan for a place in round three.

Also in action on day three is women’s number four seed Agnieszka Radwanska, who opens play on the Rod Laver Arena against Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania.

Maria Sharapova is last up on the Hisense Arena as the French Open champion takes on Japan’s Misaki Doi.

Australian Open 2013: Schedule of play for Wednesday 16 January

Singles only. All start times 11:00 local time (00:00 UK time)

Rod Laver Arena

Irina-Camelia Begu (ROU) v Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) [4]
Guillaume Rufin (FRA) v Tomas Berdych (CZE) [5]
Jie Zheng (CHN) v Samantha Stosur (AUS) [9]
Evening session 19:00 (08:00 UK time)
Venus Williams (USA) [25] v Alize Cornet (FRA)
Novak Djokovic (SRB) [1] v Ryan Harrison (USA)

Hisense Arena

Nicolas Almagro (ESP) [10] v Daniel Gimeno-Traver (ESP)
Na Li (CHN) [6] v Olga Govortsova (BLR)
Tatsuma Ito (JPN) v Marcos Baghdatis (CYP) [28]
Misaki Doi (JPN) v Maria Sharapova (RUS) [2]

Margaret Court Arena

Angelique Kerber (GER) [5] v Lucie Hradecka (CZE)
Julia Goerges (GER) [18] v Romina Oprandi (SUI)
David Ferrer (ESP) [4] v Tim Smyczek (USA)
Ana Ivanovic (SRB) [13] v Yung-Jan Chan (TPE)
Evening session 19:00 (08:00 UK time)
Xavier Malisse (BEL) v Fernando Verdasco (ESP) [22]

Show Court 2

Dominika Cibulkova (SVK) [15] v Valeria Savinykh (RUS)
Tobias Kamke (GER) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) [15]
Maria Joao Koehler (POR) v Jelena Jankovic (SRB) [22]
Lukas Lacko (SVK) v Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) [8]

Show Court 3

Carlos Berlocq (ARG) v Kei Nishikori (JPN) [16]
Madison Keys (USA) v Tamira Paszek (AUT) [30]
Vesna Dolonc (SRB) v Marion Bartoli (FRA) [11]
Feliciano Lopez (ESP) v Radek Stepanek (CZE) [31]

Court 6

Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) v Klara Zakopalova (CZE) [23]
Sam Querrey (USA) [20] v Brian Baker (USA)
Ekaterina Makarova (RUS) [19] v Stephanie Foretz Gacon (FRA)
Julien Benneteau (FRA) [32] v Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA)

Court 8

Somdev Devvarman (IND) v Jerzy Janowicz (POL) [24]
Ksenia Pervak (KAZ) v Heather Watson (GBR)
Andrey Kuznetsov (RUS) v Kevin Anderson (RSA)

Court 13 approx. 13:00 (10:00 UK time)

Mikhail Youzhny (RUS) [23] v Evgeny Donskoy (RUS)

Court 19 approx. 13:00 (10:00 UK time)

Jurgen Melzer (AUT) [26] v Roberto Bautista Agut (ESP)
Kristyna Pliskova (CZE) v Sorana Cirstea (ROU) [27]

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