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Dubai Championships: Caroline Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win over Darya Kasatkina

Dubai Championships: Caroline Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win over Darya Kasatkina

Former WTA world number one Wozniacki had only limited turnaround time to adjust to what many feel is a faster court in the emirate compared to last week`s venue.

Qatar Open: Angelique Kerber crashes out of Doha after losing to Russia's Daria Kasatkina

Qatar Open: Angelique Kerber crashes out of Doha after losing to Russia's Daria Kasatkina

It was the second time this year that Kerber has lost to the 19-year-old Russian, after at the Sydney International last month.

Fed Cup: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to skip first round tie against Germany

Fed Cup: Serena Williams, Venus Williams to skip first round tie against Germany

US captain Kathy Rinaldi announced her squad on Wednesday for the best-of-five match tie which doesn't include the Williams sisters.

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal enters quarter-finals, Serena Williams eyes record title

Australian Open: Rafael Nadal enters quarter-finals, Serena Williams eyes record title

Nadal, 30, was also pushed to five sets by Alexander Zverev, 19, in round three, but he has survived to reach his first major quarter-final since the 2015 French Open.

Australian Open 2017, Day 7: Top seeds Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber crash out; veterans Roger Federer, Venus Williams in quarters

Australian Open 2017, Day 7: Top seeds Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber crash out; veterans Roger Federer, Venus Williams in quarters

Murray was stunned by 50th-ranked serve-and-volley specialist Zverev before Kerber tamely succumbed to Vandeweghe.

Australian Open, Day 5: Andy Murray, Roger Federer masterclass wows

Australian Open, Day 5: Andy Murray, Roger Federer masterclass wows

Murray and Federer had both watched from afar on Thursday as Djokovic, the defending champion and six-time winner, suffered a stunning defeat to 117th-ranked Denis Istomin.

Australian Open 2017: World no.1 Angelique Kerber beats Kristyna Pliskova, blasts into  fourth round

Australian Open 2017: World no.1 Angelique Kerber beats Kristyna Pliskova, blasts into fourth round

The 29-year-old German served poorly in the first set but recovered her composure to progress comfortably to a meeting with American Coco Vandeweghe.

Australian Open 2017: Karolina Pliskova marches into third round after thrashing Anna  Blinkova

Australian Open 2017: Karolina Pliskova marches into third round after thrashing Anna Blinkova

Power server Pliskova gave no ground and raced through the first set in just 25 minutes, with Blinkova winning only 12 points

Australian Open 2017, Day 3: Andy Murray in a hurry; Nick Kyrgios booed in stormy defeat

Australian Open 2017, Day 3: Andy Murray in a hurry; Nick Kyrgios booed in stormy defeat

Tennis legend John McEnroe said Kyrgios`s lack of effort was a "black eye for the sport".

Australian Open 2017: 'Birthday-Girl' Angelique Kerber advances to third round, beats Carina Witthoeft in a hard-fought battle

Australian Open 2017: 'Birthday-Girl' Angelique Kerber advances to third round, beats Carina Witthoeft in a hard-fought battle

The defending champion, who turned 29, battled through 6-2, 6-7 (3/7), 6-2 and will next face either Kristyna Pliskova or Irina-Camelia Begu.

Australian Open: Heat is on as Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber, other top seeds struggle on opening day

Australian Open: Heat is on as Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber, other top seeds struggle on opening day

Earlier, players draped themselves with towels packed with ice on a sweltering afternoon. Temperatures are set to rise further on Tuesday to a sizzling 38 Celsius.

Australia Open: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber in the spotlight on day one in Melbourne

Australia Open: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber in the spotlight on day one in Melbourne

Seeded 17th after six months away from the sport nursing a knee injury, Federer`s first round match against Austrian qualifier Melzer.

`Stressed` Angelique Kerber out of Germany's Fed Cup tie against United States

`Stressed` Angelique Kerber out of Germany's Fed Cup tie against United States

The Fed Cup match in Hawaii takes place on February 11 and 12.

Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andy Murray among top contenders for World Sportsman of the Year award

Usain Bolt, Cristiano Ronaldo, Andy Murray among top contenders for World Sportsman of the Year award

The winners, as voted for by members of the Laureus World Sports Academy, will be revealed in Monaco on February 14.

Australian Open 2017: Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber top seeds; Roger Federer seeded No. 17

Australian Open 2017: Andy Murray, Angelique Kerber top seeds; Roger Federer seeded No. 17

In the seedings confirmed by Australian Open organizers on Thursday, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has been seeded No. 17 after missing out on action for six months.

Australia Open: Angelique Kerber has Serena Williams in sights

Australia Open: Angelique Kerber has Serena Williams in sights

The German left-hander stunned the American powerhouse at Melbourne Park last year, upsetting her in the final and ultimately dethroning her as the top ranked player in the world.

Sydney International: World No.1 Angelique Kerber stunned by Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina

Sydney International: World No.1 Angelique Kerber stunned by Russian teenager Daria Kasatkina

The 19-year-old Kasatkina won 7-6(5) 6-2 against two-time grand slam Kerber.

Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Karolina Pliskova pulls out of Sydney International with thigh injury

Pliskova demolished France`s Alize Cornet 6-0, 6-3 to win the Brisbane International on Saturday.

2016 in review for Tennis: Andy Murray, Angeline Kerber leave rivals playing catch-up in 2017

2016 in review for Tennis: Andy Murray, Angeline Kerber leave rivals playing catch-up in 2017

It`s no coincidence that Murray`s domination in the second half of 2016 came in tandem with his decision to rehire Ivan Lendl as part of his coaching team just before Wimbledon.

Angelique Kerber continues to lead WTA rankings

Angelique Kerber continues to lead WTA rankings

Kerber is followed by Serena Williams of the US in second place while Polish Agnieszka Radwanska and Romania`s Simona Halep occupy the third and fourth places respectively.