MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the first day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday:
WEATHER: Sunny, breezy with a high temperature of 22 Celsius (72 Fahrenheit).
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 44,927, Night: 17,028. Total: 61.955.
WINNERS: Men's singles: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 4 David Ferrer, No. 5 Tomas Berdych, No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic, No. 10 Nicolas Almagro, No. 15 Stanislas Wawrinka, No. 16 Kei Nishikori, No. 20 Sam Querrey, No. 22 Fernando Verdasco, No. 24 Jerzy Janowicz, No. 26 Jurgen Melzer, No. 28 Marcos Baghdatis, No. 31 Radek Stepanek, No. 32 Julien Benneteau.
Women's singles: No. 2 Maria Sharapova, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 6 Li Na, No. 9 Sam Stosur, No. 11 Marion Bartoli, No. 13 Ana Ivanovic, 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.
STAT OF THE DAY: 15 — number of consecutive matches won by Djokovic at Melbourne Park; his last loss here being in the quarterfinals (to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga) in 2010.
QUOTE OF THE DAY — "Hello everybody it's great to be back" — Djokovic greets crowd at Rod Laver Arena after his win over Paul-Henri Mathieu.
PLAYING TUESDAY: No. 2 Roger Federer vs. Benoit Paire, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Robin Haase; No. 1 and defending champion Victoria Azarenka vs. Monica Niculescu, No. 3 Serena Williams vs. Edina Gallovits-Hall.