British men’s number one Kyle Edmund crashed out of the Australian Open in the first round but there were wins for Dan Evans and Katie Boulter in Melbourne on Monday.
Katie Boulter claimed one of the best victories of her career in the first round of the Australian Open over experienced Russian Ekaterina Makarova – twice.
Katie Boulter claimed a bit of history in her impressive victory over Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova to become the first British player through to the second round of the Australian Open.
Heather Watson is hoping the Australian Open can help her break out of the “vicious cycle” she has become trapped in.
Andy Murray was hailed as a strong ally to women after announcing he is on the brink of retiring from professional tennis.
Andy Murray will make his return to the Australian Open with a tough first-round match against Roberto Bautista Agut.
Six British players are due to contest the singles events as the grand slam tennis season kicks off in Australia.
British number one Johanna Konta has suffered an injury setback just a week before the start of the Australian Open.