World number eight and Liverpool fanatic Caroline Wozniacki has lamented the departure of another number eight, describing Steven Gerrard`s impending exit from the Merseyside club as "sad" as she ponders trips to Los Angeles to watch him play.
Day two of Australian Open saw top class players make the cut for second round after some classy performances. With the men's section saw some big names progress, women's draw ensured there is still a lot of mixed results.
Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka stormed through a grudge match with Sloane Stephens on Tuesday to set up a mouth-watering second round clash with close friend and eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki.
Ahead of the Australian Open main round that starts from Monday, players took out to practice in Melbourne Park in a friendly atmosphere. The conditions have been pleasant and beautiful with several players seen practising alongside some friendly moments.
Top seed Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams advanced to the Auckland Classic quarter-finals and kept alive the hopes of an anticipated final between the pair in dramatically contrasting circumstances on Wednesday.