Local hopes Rinky Hijikata and John Millman face enormous hurdles to the third round of the Australian Open, with the pair taking on two of the best players in the world on Night 3 at Melbourne Park.
Hijikata will take on third seed and three-time Australian Open semi-finalist Stefanos Tsitsipas, while Millman faces last year’s finalist and former world number one Daniil Medvedev.
Medvedev and Hijikata have met once before on the Tour, with Medvedev winning through in straight sets in Los Cabos last August.
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Millman and Tsitsipas have also met once, with Tsitsipas winning in 2018 in Sweden in a deciding set.
Elsewhere, a whole host of matches are still to be completed after rain delays…