Djokovic in Australian Open draw | Raducanu to face Stephens

Djokovic in Australian Open draw | Raducanu to face Stephens

Cameron Hogwood

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Former world No 1 Andy Murray to face Nikoloz Basilashvili after beating Georgian at Sydney Tennis Classic.

Last Updated: 13/01/22 6:28am

Novak Djokovic awaits to find out if he will be able to stay in Australia Novak Djokovic awaits to find out if he will be able to stay in Australia

Novak Djokovic awaits to find out if he will be able to stay in Australia

Novak Djokovic has been drawn against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the opening round of the Australian Open as he awaits a decision on whether or not he is allowed to remain in the country. 

British women’s No 1 and reigning US Open champion Emma Raducanu will meet American world number 68 Sloane Stephens after her final match in preparation for the tournament ended in a 6-0 6-1 defeat to Elena Rybakina at the Sydney Classic.

Former world No 1 Andy Murray takes on 21st seed Nikoloz Basilashvili, having beaten the Georgian 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (7-3) 6-3 over three hours to reach the Sydney quarter-finals on Wednesday.

British No 1 Cameron Norrie meets American Sebastian Korda and Dan Evans comes up against David Goffin of Belgium.

The draw was delayed by one hour and 15 minutes.

More to follow.

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