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2016 Australian Open: What to watch on Day 3

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Modified 20 Jan 2016, 07:18 IST
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After the shocking upsets on the first two days of the 2016 Australian Open, fans will be eagerly waiting to see what the second round brings. It commences on Wednesday and has a host of intriguing matchups which might send a few more seeds out of the Slam.Which are the matches that should not be missed? Here’s our pick: 

#1 Indian interest

The doubles action begins at the Australian Open from Wednesday and a total of five Indians are in the men’s and women’s doubles draws. On Day 3, two Indians will begin their campaign in men’s doubles – Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi.

While Paes plays with Frenchman Jeremy Chardy this year, Bhupathi has teamed up with Gilles Muller. Paes and Chardy square off against the 12th seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah. Muller and Bhupathi, meanwhile, have a relatively easier opener against the unseeded local duo of Alex Bolt and Andrew Whittington.

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Published 19 Jan 2016, 23:02 IST
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