A look at the first day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday:
WEATHER: Sunny, breezy with a high temperature of 82 degrees.
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 44,927.
WINNERS: Mens singles: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 5 Tomas Berdych, No. 10 Nicolas Almagro, No. 15 Stanislas Wawrinka, No. 16 Kei Nishikori, No. 22 Fernando Verdasco, No. 26 Jurgen Melzer, No. 32 Julien Benneteau.
Womens singles: No. 2 Maria Sharapova, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 6 Li Na, No. 9 Sam Stosur, No. 11 Marion Bartoli, No. 15 Dominika Cibulkova, No. 18 Julia Gorges, No. 19 Ekaterina Makarova, No. 22 Jelena Jankovic, No. 23 Klara Zakopalova, No. 25 Venus Williams, No. 27 Sorana Cirstea, No. 30 Tamira Paszek.
LOSERS: Mens singles: No. 11 Juan Monaco.
STAT OF THE DAY: 15 number of consecutive matches won by Djokovic at Melbourne Park; his last loss here being in the 2010 quarterfinals to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: Hello everybody; its great to be back Djokovic greets crowd at Rod Laver Arena after his win over Paul-Henri Mathieu.
On Court Today: Mens singles No. 2 Roger Federer vs. Benoit Paire, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Robin Haase; womens singles No. 1 and defending champion Victoria Azarenka vs. Monica Niculescu, No. 3 Serena Williams vs. Edina Gallovits-Hall.