Pain never an issue for Stan Wawrinka

There are times though, especially in the early rounds, when it nearly seems as though Wawrinka is bored by the early stages of the match, a necessary evil to get out of the way before the important business arrives.
Most importantly, Wawrinka should not look too far down the draw, and this is the first match scheduled for the evening session in the Margaret Court Arena at 7 pm local time. Klizan’s future offspring will be grateful that his racket frame deflected the blow. It was unfortunate to play five sets in a long match. Down the stretch there were occasional flashes of the precise, attacking baseline style that make him such a hard opponent to outhit.When asked if he always had a good idea how Wawrinka was going to play, Norman just laughed. Facing this level of strain this early on in the two-week tournament doesn’t necessarily bode well, but we’ll have to see how he recovers against Jeremy Chardy in the next round.Things didn’t fare much better for Martin Klizan, who despite leading by a break in the fifth set, failed to close out his match against Stan Wawrinka.Federer also got through his first official match since losing to Milos Raonic in the Wimbledon semifinals last summer. “I know he’s the greatest of all time”.”Goodness me”, a Channel 7 commentator said of Wawrinka’s hit.

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“I’d already missed some easy ones, so for me the important thing was to go straight down the middle of the court”.”I became No. 2 seven years ago and it was been tough to get to the top”, Murray said of his rise to the summit in November. It wasn’t my best tennis today, but I was fighting (and) trying to stay in the game.Simona Halep became the first major upset victim just hours after the start when the Romanian fourth seed lost to American Shelby Rogers 6-3 6-1.Controversial home hope Nick Kyrgios swept past Portugal’s Gastao Elias 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 before rising to Federer’s assertion that he was still not ready to win a first grand slam. The 25-year-old was treated on court after the first set but shook off apparent left knee problems to play on to the 75-minute loss.Russian eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova was also barely stretched, winning 6-0, 6-1 over Mariana Duque-Marino and Ukrainian 11th seed Elina Svitolina crushed Galina Voskoboeva with the loss of two games.