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Mihaela Buzarnescu - Caroline Wozniacki
Australian Open women - 15 January 2018

Australian Open – Follow the Tennis match between Mihaela Buzarnescu and Caroline Wozniacki live with Eurosport. The match starts at 16:00 on 15 January 2018. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.
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09:26 

So that's that with this - come and join us with Nadal or Kyrgios...

09:22

Buzarnescu 2-6 3-6 Wozniacki

Buzarnescu goes long with a forehand, reasons with herself, and that's two match points. A serve out wide to the backhand, a forehand towards the opposite corner, a wide reply, and that's all she wrote. The number 2 seed will play Flett or Eguchi next.

09:21

Buzarnescu 2-6 3-5 Wozniacki

Wozniacki breaks again, and will serve for a spot in the second round. This has been a good workout for her, forcing her to play better than is often necessary in the first round.

09:07

Buzarnescu 2-6 3-4 Wozniacki

Wozniacki has broken back, and is now two games away from victory.

09:03

Buzarnescu 2-6 3-2 Wozniacki

Buzarnescu strings together three good points, the third a belting forehand cross-court pass. That gets her three break points, but Wozniacki hangs in there to save them all. But then a lovely backhand volley, high and played along the net, earns a further break point and this time Wozniacki goes long with a forehand!

08:54

Buzarnescu 2-6 2-2 Wozniacki

Wozniacki has lost her break and is complaining about the lighting. I'm not certain what she thinks will be done about that.

08:44

Buzarnescu 2-6 0-2 Wozniacki

Wozniacki is flying now, and a groundstroke at the toes is followed up by a backhand pass to seize the break. Long way back for Buzarnescu now.

08:37

Buzarnescu 2-6 Wozniacki

Buzarnescu nets a backhand, and that's the first set for Wozniacki, who's looking very good now. She'll fancy herself to have this sorted soonest.

08:36

Buzarnescu 2-4 Wozniacki

Buzarnescu is feeling a bit more comfortable now, bringing her racket head through the ball much faster, especially on the forehand. But it can't save her from being broken again because Wozniacki is just so solid, getting everything back with interest.

08:31 

Buzarnescu 2-3 Wozniacki

Buzarnescu is considered to be a serious talent. if she cold inject a bit more power, that'd help.

08:23

Buzarnescu 1-2 Wozniacki

Buzarnescu is a solid player, a lefty, and not who you'd want in the first round. Wozniacki goes long with a forehand, and that arranges the break-back.

08:21

Buzarnescu 0-2 Wozniacki

Great start for Wozniacki, taking Buzarnescu's serve and looking by far the more powerful, confident player.

08:01 

08:00 

In answer to that previous question, er, probably not. But you never know, and she's never had a better chance, given who's missing - Serena - and who's already out - Venus and Stephens.

07:56 
07:56 

Hello and welcome to Buzarnescu v Wozniacki. Can Caro finally win a Slam?