Australian Open 2018: Roger Federer begins title defence in style, heavily-strapped Garbine Muguruza advances
Federer, rated as the favourite to win his 20th Grand Slam title, thrilled the Rod Laver Arena crowd with a virtuoso performance.
Caroline Wozniacki survived an early scare to join Julia Goerges in the WTA Auckland Classic final after an exhausting Saturday involving the quarter and semi-finals.
Wozniacki took less than an hour to dismiss Petra Martic 6-2, 6-2 with only a slight blip when she dropped her serve at the start of the second set.
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna bowed out of the Cincinnati Masters after losing their semi-final and quarter-final with respective partners in the women's and men's doubles.
Peng Shuai said Chinese tennis had made huge strides in the last 10 years, first with Li Ting and Sun Tiantian winning women's doubles gold at the 2004 Olympics and Li Na winning the 2011 French Open to become the first Chinese Grand Slam winner.
Johanna Konta hurt her back and banged her head as she tumbled on the grass during last week's quarter-final win over Angelique Kerber at the Aegon International in Eastbourne.
Eastbourne International: Novak Djokovic breezes into final, Johanna Konta withdraws due to back injury
Top seed Novak Djokovic is playing the week before Wimbledon for the first time since 2010.
Konta, Britain's highest ranked player, lost in the first round of the 2017 French Open to Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei.
Alize Cornet and Caroline Garcia, French compatriots but barely on speaking terms after a bitter feud, will clash for a place in the Roland Garros quarter-finals.
French Open 2017: Alize Cornet ousts Agnieszka Radwanska, to face compatriot Caroline Garcia in last-16
Ninth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was knocked out of the French Open after losing to Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 6-2, 6-1 in the third round.
French Open 2017: Hsieh Su-wei hopes to take advantage of French connection to boost pre-quarters bid
Hsieh Su-wei won the women's doubles title at Roland Garros in 2014 but has never previously got past the second round in the singles.
Johanna Konta suffered a painful 1-6, 7-6(2), 6-4 loss at the hands of Hsieh Su-Wei in the opening round of the claycourt Grand Slam.
India's top tennis player Sania Mirza has decided to partner former world number one Martina Hingis on the WTA circuit
Hsieh became the first player from Taiwan to win a Grand Slam title while Peng gave China its first doubles title at a major in seven years.