Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka won their first-round matches in dramatic, straight sets, but the real action was in their news conferences afterward.
After battling to a three-set win in the first round at Wimbledon, five-time champion Venus Williams insisted she's not looking for any sympathy.
Li Na almost gave up tennis six months ago. Good thing she decided to stick it out.
Sam Querrey had a tremendous opening two rounds at the Aussie, and then Fabio Fognini happened.
Serena and Venus Williams pulled out of the doubles competition at the Australian Open before their first-round match, citing a lower left leg injury to Venus.
You'd be forgiven for giving up on Sam Querrey, but he's proving he's far from done.
Bernard Tomic, the controversial 21-year-old Australian who pulled out of the Australian Open's most anticipated early-round match against top-seeded Rafael Nadal after the first set, said he needed to come back and explain himself.