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"You can't win a tournament in the first week, but you can lose it".
Novak Djokovic said he did not intentionally hit a ball into the crowd during his Qatar Open final against Andy Murray, an incident which threatened to take the gloss off his victory.
Ninth seed Nadal opens up against Florian Mayer.
Todd Martin, who made his first career Grand Slamfinal at the Australian Open in 1994, also counts Zverev as someone who could make a significant run, along with another trio of players that have yet to reach the title match at a Major. Kerber opens the night session against Lesia Tsurenko. Crowds will clamour for four-times champion Roger Federer to go deep in the tournament as he returns to grand slam action after a long layoff from a knee injury. For Kerber, though, it's pertinent. Federer won the first three meetings, but Melzer won the last, almost six years ago in Monaco.
"I do think the last few months of past year can help me with giving me a bunch of confidence - other players look at that and see you're playing well, and (I) feel physically and mentally strong", Murray said on Thursday, via The Australian. "I don't know if that will come over time, if I'm able to stay there or not".
Speaking on Saturday, Murray said: "I'm more than happy just being Andy".
WOMENWilliams should be in contention, and while she's no longer the No. 1 player in the world, she's still one of the top contenders on the women's side.
After snatching the world crown of superstar Serena Williams a year ago, the pressure on and off the court has been mounting on Kerber to meet expectations and perform as the daunting task, the "new challenge for me" of being the best female hitter weighs. But, "We are starting from zero here".
"When I stop Brisbane, I just rest actually for a lot of days".
"I will try to not put too much expectation and pressure on myself".
"I prefer to be the favorite".
World number two Novak Djokovic labelled Fernando Verdasco a "complete player" as he prepares for a tough Australian Open first round.
WOMENSerena Williams' next Grand Slam would be her 23rd, which would move her past Steffi Graf on the all-time list.
'Sophia is here. past year she came to NY and was in Paris a little bit. But more than six months away from the tour dropped the Swiss's ranking to 17th, which is why Federer received his worst seeding in a major since the 2001 French Open.
While Serena has to wait, the Williams family will be represented on Rod Laver Arena on Monday by her older sister, Venus. Plays predominantly from the back of the court and moves well. According to the 29-year-old, the birth of his daughter Sophia last February gave him a new perspective towards life and tennis. That resulted in him getting a tougher draw than usual at the tournament he has won four times, and where he has reached the semifinals in 12 of the last 13 years.
The biggest beneficiaries of this year's Australian Open prize money increase, however, will be those who exit in the early rounds.
This section contains Nick Kyrgios, and a potential mouth-watering match-up with Stan Wawrinka in the fourth round.
Tennis stars will do battle for the second largest prize money reward in the sport's history when the Australian Open gets underway in Melbourne on Monday. I'm playing well. Practice has been good.
The Patriots rush defense has played very well , ranking 4th in run defense in DVOA and hasn't allowed a rushing TD since Week 8. But he threw more interceptions (16) than touchdowns (15), while completing just 59 percent of his passes.
The foreigners who died - majority from Arab countries - had gone to the club to celebrate a special night in style. He is believed to have slipped into Syria illegally, where he was trained in the use of guns and bombs and fought.
Along with a more immersive experience, devices powered by the Snapdraon 835 will have better still and video camera abilities. Namely, there would be a 27% performance improvement and up to 40% less power consumption compared to the previous version.
EIA estimates that natural gas as a source of fuel in utility-scale electricity generation beat coal for the first time in 2016. It is up some 11 per cent since the November 30 Opec agreement , the first such cut in eight years.
The president-elect called it a 'great meeting'. " China and US relations should be strengthened and more friendly", he said. The job pledge comes amid tensions between China and the incoming United States administration over trade and Taiwan.
Even on the "Bachelor" for Hillary Clinton's America, the relationship to cold, hard scientific fact is now all Trump's America. On last night's season premiere, one woman ditched a typical glitzy gown in favor of a less formal - and much stranger - getup.
The Hawks were led by RB Thomas Rawls who rushed for 161 yards and a TD, while QB Russell Wilson threw for two scores of his own. Sherman hooked Jones' right arm as he was draped over the receiver, but there was no call on the apparent pass interference.
Dan Quinn , the head coach for the Falcons , has confirmed that there will be no shady performances during this weekend's game. The Falcons , with Ryan having his best season, led the National Football League with an average of 33.8 points per game.
Then, we get at them. "We have to remember it is about us, to get our stuff together before we worry about other people". The way the Steelers defense ended the season wasn't a ringing endorsement that they have a handle on stopping the run.
Quarterback Alex Smith has thrown interceptions in his last three games , but needs to be turnover free in this one. Moving the game to the night affects schedules for the fans, the teams and NBC , which is broadcasting the game .
He said he spoke with Trump's team Tuesday morning and that he's "looking at" Trump's timeline. "Not going to happen". So is the provision barring insurers from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions.
Ice storm bears down on Ozarks
Considerations will need to be made and if you plan on going to the game stay up to date with the latest on this winter storm. The ice storm will continue in the central Plains Sunday . "We could see some pretty strong storms as well", Brown said.
Windows 10 free upgrades are still unofficially available
There has been criticism about Microsoft's perceived heavy-handed data collection methods since Windows 10 was launched in 2015. Last month, we reported on the Windows Store forcing new drivers on you whenever they were available for a game you bought.
Finally A Winner — Toyota Camry
Front seats were redesigned to be more comfortable and supportive, and have a lower hip point that improves front road vision. Toyota said it wanted to produce a vehicle with an exterior that exhibits "attitude" and an interior that feels emotional.
Nick Saban, Dabo Swinney Hold Coaches News Conference in Tampa
It has been a long, fretful national title game journey for both Cain and Mike Williams, two of Clemson's most dynamic receivers. Last year, the game pitted Clemson's spectacular offense against Alabama's awesome defense , and it turned into a shootout.
Behind Rawls, Seahawks start to regain identity
He completed just 59.6 percent of his passes in the five games after he suffered the injury, with three touchdowns and five picks. Quarterback Matthew Stafford should be able to hit a few deep shots to the likes of Golden Tate, Marvin Jones and T.J.