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Last Updated: Tuesday, 20 January, 2004, 02:49 GMT
Australian Open day two photos
Greg Rusedski tries to put his recent troubles behind him as he takes on Albert Costa in round one
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Greg Rusedski tries to put recent troubles behind him as he takes on 26th seed Albert Costa in the first round
Greg Rusedski loses in straight sets to Albert Costa
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Despite taking an early break, Rusedski soon finds himself two sets down against his Spanish opponent
Albert Costa proves too good for Greg Rusedski
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And Costa completes the victory in straight sets, winning comfortably 6-4 6-3 6-4 to move into round two
Sixth seed Anastasia Myskina eases through to round two
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Sixth seed Anastasia Myskina avoids the fate of two fellow Russian seeds who lost on day one, beating Sofia Arvidsson 6-2 7-5
Maria Sharapova keeps her eye on the ball after playing a backhand
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Maria Sharapova is another Russian safely through to round two with a straight sets win over Conchita Martinez-Granados
Venus Williams beats Ashley Harkleroad 6-2 6-1
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Venus Williams plays her first match since Wimbledon and has no trouble against young American Ashley Harkleroad, triumphing 6-2 6-1
Roger Federer beats Alex Bogomolov Jr in straight sets
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Men's second seed Roger Federer is also in supreme form, and brushing aside Alex Bogomolov Jr 6-3 6-4 6-0
Cyril Saulnier beats fifth seed Guillermo Coria
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Frenchman Cyril Saulnier produces the upset of the day, beating an injury-inhibited fifth seed Guillermo Coria in straight sets
Kim Clijsters plays a powerful shot
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Second seed Kim Clijsters eases through with a 6-3 6-2 victory over Marlene Weingaertner
Tim Henman plays a shot through his legs
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British number one Tim Henman is forced into some unconventional shots early on in his match with Jean-Rene Lisnard
Tim Henman serves
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But Henman has little real trouble overcoming his French opponent in straight sets, 6-2 6-4 6-2

Australian Open day one photos
19 Jan 04  |  Photo Galleries

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