The Australian Open 2015 is underway and Andy Murray charges forward on the opening day from being 4-1 down in the third set, beating Yuki Bhambri 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-3) taking two hours and 12 minutes, the match was played on Margaret Court Arena.
Roger Federer went forward beating Yen-Hsun Lu 6-4 6-2 7-5 in just one hour and 53 minutes, on the Rod Laver Arena. This takes Federer over the 1,000-win mark.
American T. Smyczek beat L. Saville 7-6 7-5 6-4, and A. Riske lost to O. Dodin 7-6 3-6 6-3.
Ana Ivanovic lost to Lucie Hradecka 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, this came as a shock to her fans being knocked out so quickly. For all the latest Australian Open 2015 live scores please visit the official Australian Open website here, you can see all the completed matches here.
The Australian Open draw for 2015 is creating a social media buzz in a big way this year, the official Australian Open Facebook profile has 1,460,042 followers, its Twitter account has 669K and over on Instagram there are 160K.
Australian Open Tennis 2015 Social Media Leaderboard
The Australian Open Social board this year is in partnership with IBM. This is where the leaderboard tracks all tweets over on Twitter to show who is the most popular at the tournament this year. You can check out the leaderboard by all, men or women, as well as having the option to sort by total or sentiment.
Top of the social media leaderboard so far is Rafael Nadel #nadal at 88% positive sentiment with 75,821 tweets. Roger Federer comes in at number two with 93% positive sentiment with 25,070 tweets. Ana Ivanovic is number 3 with 62% and 20,090 tweets. Andy Murray comes in at 6th place with 94% and 8,689 tweets. Each name on the lost has a ‘More+’ button, click on this and you will see the full stats.
Who do you want to win the men’s and women’s singles Australian Open this year?