Most tennis players would agree winning Wimbledon is the pinnacle of the sport – the one slam that means more than the rest.
Someone didn’t tell the Australian Open scheduling department, though.
When Day 1’s Order of Play was released ahead of the tournament, one decision jumped out; though you had to scroll well down the page to find it.
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Out on Court 13 – which is barely even used during the singles tournaments after the second round – and relegated to the outskirts of Melbourne Park was Elena Rybakina.
Who, you know, won Wimbledon last year.
And following her fourth round, straight sets win over world No.1 and clear Australian Open favourite Iga Swiatek, it’s worth asking – how on earth did we get here?