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Garbiñe Muguruza - Jessika Ponchet
Australian Open women - 16 January 2018

Australian Open – Follow the Tennis match between Garbiñe Muguruza and Jessika Ponchet live with Eurosport. The match starts at 16:00 on 16 January 2018. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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09:43 

Coming up next on here, we've got Tiafoe- Del Potro; that should be a belter.

09:41

Muguruza 6-4 6-3 Pochet

It was a struggle at the start, but Muguruza has eased through. She'll play Su-Wei Hsieh next.

09:24

Muguruza 6-4 3-2 Pochet

Muguruza has broken, and now only needs to hold serve to move on. Meanwhile...

09:13 

Muguruza 6-4 2-2 Pochet

On serve in the second, but I've no pictures so can't deliver more detail than that I'm afraid.

08:55

Muguruza 6-4 Pochet

It's not easily achieved, but eventually, after some deuce, Muguruza holds serve to win the set.

08:43 

Muguruza 5-3 Pochet

Three in a row for Muguruza; Pochet will now serve to stay in the set.

08:31 

Muguruza 2-3 Pochet

On the catchily-named Show Court 2, Petkovic broke Kvitova and then won her service game - hse now leads 9-8. "Here" on Court, Pochet survived break point to hold.

08:24

Muguruza 1-2 Pochet

Ponchet has broken back! Elsewhere, Kvitova is serving for the match at 8-7 against Petkovic.

08:18

Muguruza 1-0 Pochet

I hope to soon have some pictures of this, but in the meantime the wonderful Muguruza has broken in the first game.