Novak Djokovic has sent a brutal message to the US Open that he’s come to play, cruising into the second round.
It was a welcome return for Tomljanovic, who missed the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon with injury.
“I teared up just watching her,” Jelena Dokic said on Channel 9.
“This is a big win, I’d say almost as big as a grand slam quarterfinal because she’s been out for nine months.
“To come out, get through your first win at a grand slam, this is massive.”
Daria Saville defeated American Clervie Ngounoue 6-0 6-2 in an impressive first round win, but it wasn’t such good news for fellow Aussies Storm Hunter and Kim Birrell, who lost their lost their first round matches.
But it won’t get any easier for the Aussie women in the second round, with Tomljanovic set to face fourth…