Federer starts with a straight Win- Australian Open

KEY RESULTS
Men’s Singles 1st round:
Gael Monfils (FRA x30) bt Damir Dzummhur (BIH) 6-0, 6-4,6-0; Kevin Anderson (RSA x5) bt Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 6-3, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1; Frances Tiafoe (USA) bt Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND) 7-6 (9/7), 6-3, 6-3; Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x20) bt Janko Tipsarevic (SRB) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-4; Rafael Nadal (ESP x2) bt James Duckworth 6-4, 6-3, 7-5; Roger Federer (SUI x3) bt Denis Istomin (UZB) 6-3, 6-4, 6-4; Marin Cilic (CRO x6) bt Bernard Tomic (AUS) 6-2, 6-4, 7-6 (7/3).

Women’s Singles 1st round:
Maria Sharapova  (RUS x30) bt Harriet Dart (GBR) 6-0, 6-0; Caroline Wozniak (DEN x3) BT Alison van Uytvanck (BEL) 6-3, 6-4; Sloane Stephens  (USA x5) bt Taylor Townsend (USA) 6-4, 6-2; Anastasia Pavlychenkova (RUS) bt Monica Puig (PUR) 6-4, 6-3; Angelique Kerber (GER x2) bt Polona Hercog (SLO) 6-2, 6-2; Petra Kvitova (CZE x8) bt Magdalena Rybarikova ( SVK) 6-3, 6-2.