Australian Open 2023 Results, Monday, January 16th: Nadal thrives but Kyrgios withdraws

2023 Australian Open logo with green background

2023 Australian Open logo with green background

The wait for Grand Slam tennis is finally over. The 2023 Australian Open is now underway with an incredible opening day of action in the men's singles and women's singles competitions launching the tournament in style.

Superstars Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek were both in action on day one of the tournament. At the same time, the home hero and pantomime villain Nick Kyrgios pulled out of his home tournament due to an ongoing knee injury.

You can find all of the results from the day's action below.

Australian Open Men's Singles Day 1 Results

  • Stefanos Tsitsipas (3) bt Quentin Halys: 6-3, 6-4, 7-6
  • Cameron Norrie (11) bt Luca Van Assche: 7-6, 6-0, 6-3
  • Alex Molcan bt Stan Wawrinka: 6-7, 6-3, 1-6, 7-6, 6-4
  • Marton Fucsovics bt Federico Coria: 4-6, 7-5, 2-6, 7-6, 6-2
  • Christopher Eubanks bt Kwon Soon-Woo: 6-3, 6-7, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
  • John Millman bt Marc-Andrea Hüsler: 6-7, 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 6-3
  • Dalibor Svrcina bt Jaume Munar: 6-3, 6-2, 6-2
  • Jiri Lehecka bt Borna Coric (21): 6-3, 6-3, 6-3
  • Lorenzo Sonego bt Nuno Borges: 7-6, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1
  • Jason Kubler bt Sebastian Baez: 6-4, 6-4, 6-4
  • Taro Daniel bt Ernesto Esobedo: 7-5, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3
  • Rafael Nadal (1) bt Jack Draper: 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 6-1
  • Frances Tiafoe (16) bt Daniel Altmaier: 6-3, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6
  • Karen Khachanov (18) bt Bernabe Zapata Miralles: 7-6, 6-2, 6-0
  • Mackenzie McDonald bt Brandon Nakashima: 7-6, 7-6, 1-6, 6-7, 6-4
  • Tallon Griekspoor bt Pavel Kotov: 6-3, 7-6, 6-3
  • Denis Shapovalov (20) bt Dusan Lajovic: 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
  • Sebastian Korda (29) bt Cristian Garin: 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2
  • Yoshihito Nishioka (31) bt Mikael Ymer: 6-4, 6-2, 7-5
  • Hubert Hurkacz (10) bt Pedro Martinez: 7-6, 6-2, 6-2
  • Botic van de Zandschulp (32) bt Ilya Ivashka: 6-3, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3
  • Jannik Sinner (15) bt Kyle Edmund: 6-4, 6-0, 6-2
  • Shang Juncheng bt Oscar Otte: 6-2, 6-4, 6-7 7-5
  • Corentin Moutet bt Wu Yibing: 6-4, 5-7, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5
  • Yosuke Watanuki bt Arthur Rinerknech: 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
  • Francisco Cerundolo (28) bt Guido Pella: 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
  • Tomas Etcheverry bt Gregoire Barrere: 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

Australian Open Women's Singles Day 1 Results

  • Iga Swiatek (1) bt Jule Niemeier: 6-4, 7-5
  • Kaja Juvan bt Selena Janicijevic: 7-5, 6-1
  • Zhu Lin bt Rebecca Marino: 6-2, 6-4
  • Jil Teichmann (32) bt Harriet Dart: 7-5, 6-1
  • Elena Rybakina (22) bt Elisabetta Cocciaretto: 7-5, 6-3
  • Nadia Podoroska bt Leolia Jeanjean: 6-0, 6-3
  • Caty McNally bt Laura Pigossi: 7-5, 6-1
  • Camila Osorio Serrano bt Panna Udvardy: 6-4, 6-1
  • Kateryna Kozlova bt Kamilla Rakhimova: 7-5, 6-7, 6-1
  • Barbora Krejcikova (20) bt Sara Bejlek: 6-3, 6-1
  • Anna Bondar bt Ana Bogdan: 6-2, 2-6, 6-3
  • Qinwen Zheng (29) bt Dalma Galfi: 6-0, 6-2
  • Jelena Ostapenko (17) bt Dayana Yastremska: 6-4, 6-2
  • Aliaksandra Sasnovich bt Brenda Fruhvirtova: 7-5, 6-2
  • Victoria Azarenka (24) vs Sofia Kenin: 6-4, 7-6
  • Anhelina Kalinina bt CoCo Vandeweghe: 6-3, 6-1
  • Karolina Muchova bt Lesia Tsurenko: 6-2, 6-1
  • Petra Kvitova (15) bt Alison Van Uytvanck: 7-6, 6-2
  • Clara Burel bt Talia Gibson: 6-3, 6-4
  • Bernarda Pera bt Moyuka Uchijima: 2-6, 6-3, 6-1
  • Maria Sakkari (6) bt Yue Tuan: 6-1, 6-4
  • Diana Schnaider bt Kristina Kucova: 7-6, 7-5
  • Cristina Bucsa bt Eva Lys: 2-6, 6-0, 6-2
  • Emma Raducanu bt Tamara Korpatsch: 6-3, 6-2
  • Marta Kostyuk bt Amanda Anisimova (28): 6-3, 6-4
  • Olivia Gadecki bt Polina Kudermetova: 7-5, 6-1
  • Danielle Collins (13) bt Anna Kalinskaya: 7-5, 5-7, 6-4
  • Bianca Andreescu bt Marie Bouzkova (25): 6-2, 6-4
  • Coco Gauff (7) bt Katerina Siniakova: 6-1, 6-4
  • Jessica Pegula (3) bt Jaqueline Cristian: 6-0, 6-1

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