The fourth day of the Australian Open 2020 is now done and dusted with. Most of the big names booked themselves a spot in the next round of the Grand Slam. Here, FOX Sports Asia looks at the top 5 performers of the day!
After winning his first-round encounter in four sets, Stanislas Wawrinka was stretched once again. In his second-round match against Italy’s Andreas Seppi, Wawrinka dropped the first set 6-4 before winning the next two.
The Swiss tennis star looked set on his way to a victory in four sets yet again after winning the second and third sets 7-5, 6-3. However, Seppi made a comeback in the next set to take the match to the fifth set. The 34-year-old managed to hold on to his nerves and closed the final set 6-4 to complete his victory. He will face John Isner in the next round.
The local boy, Nick Kyrgios suffered a minor hiccup on his way to the third round but gave an assuring performance overall. Up against France’s Gilles Simon, Kyrgios started the encounter strongly by winning the first two sets 6-2, 6-4.
However, a slight lack in composure saw the Frenchman get one back to take the match into the fourth set. Kyrgios managed to close down the match by winning the fourth set 7-5.