Novak Djokovic dominates Dominic Thiem in first match since Wimbledon

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Schaller famously defeated a second-ranked Pete Sampras in the 1995 French Open first round. "Australians are always getting great support here". The US Open champion said that she needed an extra week's rehab.

The 2018 Australian Open is just around the corner and that means it's time for the all-important draw to be announced.

Here is the list of players who have been struggling with fitness in the lead-up to the first Grand Slam of the year.

Maria Sharapova [16.0] will get plenty of attention, after re-entering the top 50 for the first time since her ban.

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"For now I'm in the tournament and let's hope with God's grace everything will be fine in the next five days".

Roger Federer is fully prepared for the expectations that will accompany him at the Australian Open, as the 36-year-old prepares to defend his title. The previous year I was playing only Futures, now I'm playing this year a Grand Slam and I'm really focusing on Challengers, so it's a very big progress for me and I'm happy about it.

The exhibition match at Kooyong was his first match in more than six months as Djokovic hadn't played since Wimbledon in July, and he showed no signs of the elbow injury that also forced his withdrawal from Doha last week.

As previously mentioned, Thiem's best result at the Australian Open came past year, making the second week for the first time in his fourth appearance at the tournament. Rublev lost in straight sets to ATP world #1 and eventual champion Rafael Nadal in quarters.

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ESPN analyst and former world No. 1 Chris Evert said Federer's experience and smooth style of play, which has left him relatively injury-free, set him apart from the field.

The 2014 victor Stan Wawrinka, who hasn't played since last year's Wimbledon and subsequent knee surgery, has had little warm-up work and is no longer with his four-year coach Magnus Norman.

Aiava has had a big month, including winning a wildcard into her second grand slam, but it appears to be taking a toll with the youngster saying she needs some time out. "I don't like usually going to draws because they freak me out".

"It was an fantastic final, an wonderful moment for me in my life and it's great to be back here", he said, per Sky Sports.

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Roger laughs as he adds that "I never beat Rafter but that doesn't matter (because), you shouldn't beat your favourite players anyway" but singles out other Australian connections with deep sincerity.

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