Nine-time champions Novak Djokovic will be in action in the fourth round.
Number one seed Iga Swiatek lost to 2022 Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina in straight sets which was a major upset on day 7 of the Australian Open 2023. Another top-10 American, Coco Gauff, had to make an early exit losing to Jelena Ostapenko. In the men’s singles, Sebastian Korda made it to the quarter-finals defeating 10th seed Hubert Hurkacz which is also the teenager’s maiden quarter-final appearance at a grand slam. Read to find the schedule and order of play for day 8 of Australian Open 2023.
Among the Indian participants, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji lost in the second round to the French pair of Jeremy Chary and Martin in straight sets (4-6, 4-6). Sania Mirza and Anna Danilina also made an early exit losing to Van Uytvanck and Anhelina Kalininia (4-6, 6-4, 2-6).
On day 8 of the Australian Open 2023, Novak Djokovic will look to extend his 24-match unbeaten run at the Australian Open and is set to take on home favourite Alex de Minaur. In the women’s singles, fourth-seed Caroline Garcia is set to take on Magda Linette, who finished runner-up at the 2022 WTA Chennai Open.
Which Indian players will be in action on Australian Open 2023 day 8?
Only the mixed doubles pair of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are alive at Australian Open 2023. They will be in action in the second round against Ariel Behar/Makoto Ninomiya.
Top seeds in action on Day 8
Men’s Singles: 4. Novak Djokovic, 5. Andrey Rublev, 9. Holger Rune, 22. Alex de Minaur, 24. Roberto Bautista Agut.
Women’s Singles: 4. Caroline Garcia, 5. Aryna Sabalenka, 12. Belinda Bencic, 23. Zhang Shuai, 30. Karolina Pliskova.
Where and how to watch the live telecast and live streaming of the Australian Open 2023 in India?
Fans in India can watch the live telecast of the Australian Open 2023 on Sony Six. The live streaming of the event will be available on the SonyLiv app and website. JIO TV will also be live-streaming the tournament.
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Australian Open 2023 Day 8 Full Schedule
Rod Laver Arena
Women’s Singles – (5)Aryna Sabalenka beat (12)Belinda Bencic – (7-5, 6-2)
Women’s Singles – Magda Linette beat (4)Caroline Garcia – (7-6(7-3), 6-4)
Men’s Singles – (5)Andrey Rublev beat (9)Holger Rune – (6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(11-9)
Men’s Singles – (22)Alex de Minaur lost to (4)Novak Djokovic – (2-6, 1-6, 2-6)
Margaret Court Arena
Women’s Singles – Donna Vekic beat Linda Fruhvirtova – (6-2, 1-6, 6-3)
Men’s Singles – (24)Roberto Bautista Agut lost to Tommy Paul – (2-6, 6-4, 2-6, 5-7)
John Cain Arena
Men’s Singles – Ben Shelton beat J.J. Wolf – (6-7(5-7), 6-2, 6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-4), 6-2)
Women’s Singles – (30)Karolina Pliskova beat (23)Zhang Shuai – (6-0, 6-4)
Mixed Doubles – Sania Mirza/Rohan Bopanna beat Ariel Behar/Makoto Ninomiya – (6-4, 7-6(11-9)