Oz Open: Roger Federer to face French nemesis

Roger Federer`s bid for a fifth Australian Open title gets serious with a second round clash against Frenchman Gilles Simon, one of the few players boasting a winning record against the Swiss maestro.

Baghdatis retires to gift Hewitt pass to fourth round

Marcos Baghdatis retired from his match against Lleyton Hewitt due to injury to gift the Australian a free pass to the fourth round at Melbourne Park. They played a five-set match that finished after 0430 in 2008.