• In the Australian Open Tennis tournament, the Indian duo of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna has advanced to the second round of the men's doubles. The fourth seeded pair defeated the Australian pair of Matthew Ebden and Chris Guccione 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. 
  • Meanwhile the first round match between Indo-Czech combine of Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek and Australian pair of Greg Jones and John-Patrick Smith is underway.
  • Spain's Rafael Nadal and Switzerland's Roger Federer advanced to the third round of the men's singles today. Nadal defeated Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3,6-4 whereas Federer got a free passage when Germany's Andreas Beck withdrew from their match with a back problem.
  • In the women's singles, eleventh seeded Kim Clijsters brushed past France's Stephanie Foretz Gacon 6-0, 6-1, while French Open winner Li Na dispatched Australian wildcard Olivia Rogowska 6-2, 6-2 to make it to the third round.