epa06449184 Novak Djokovic of Serbia stands at the net after winning his second round match against Gael Monfils of France at the Australian Open Grand Slam tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia, 18 January 2018.  EPA/MARK CRISTINO
Novak Djokovic faces Richard Gasquet on Saturday for a place in the last 16 of the Australian Open. Mark Cristino / EPA

Australian Open order of play on Day 6: Kerber v Sharapova and Djokovic aims for last 16 spot



Order of play on the main showcourts on Day 6 of the Australian Open on Saturday at Melbourne Park. All times UAE (+4 GMT), (prefix number denotes seeding):

ROD LAVER ARENA - play starts at 4am

1-Simona Halep (Romania) v Lauren Davis (United States)

Hyeon Chung (South Korea) v 4-Alexander Zverev (Germany)

18-Ashleigh Barty (Australia) v Naomi Osaka (Japan)

Night session (play starts at 12pm)

21-Angelique Kerber (Germany) v Maria Sharapova (Russia)

29-Richard Gasquet (France) v 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland)

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MARGARET COURT ARENA - play starts at 4am

Ana Bogdan (Romania) v 17-Madison Keys (United States)

29-Lucie Safarova (Czech Republic) v 6-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic)

5-Dominic Thiem (Austria) v 26-Adrian Mannarino (France)

Night session (play starts at 12pm)

14-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) v 21-Albert Ramos-Vinolas (Spain)

Su-Wei Hsieh (Chinese Taipei) v 26-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland)

HISENSE ARENA - play starts at 4am

Legends' Doubles - John McEnroe and Patrick McEnroe (United States) v Thomas Johansson and Mats Wilander (Sweden)

Aliaksandra Sasnovich (Belarus) v 8-Caroline Garcia (France)

Julien Benneteau (France) v 25-Fabio Fognini (Italy)

19-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) v 12-Juan Martin del Potro (Argentina)

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Brief scoreline:

Toss: South Africa, elected to bowl first

England (311-8): Stokes 89, Morgan 57, Roy 54, Root 51; Ngidi 3-66

South Africa (207): De Kock 68, Van der Dussen 50; Archer 3-27, Stokes 2-12

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KEY DATES IN AMAZON'S HISTORY

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July 16, 1995: Amazon formally opens as an online bookseller. Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought becomes the first item sold on Amazon

1997: Amazon goes public at $18 a share, which has grown about 1,000 per cent at present. Its highest closing price was $197.85 on June 27, 2024

1998: Amazon acquires IMDb, its first major acquisition. It also starts selling CDs and DVDs

2000: Amazon Marketplace opens, allowing people to sell items on the website

2002: Amazon forms what would become Amazon Web Services, opening the Amazon.com platform to all developers. The cloud unit would follow in 2006

2003: Amazon turns in an annual profit of $75 million, the first time it ended a year in the black

2005: Amazon Prime is introduced, its first-ever subscription service that offered US customers free two-day shipping for $79 a year

2006: Amazon Unbox is unveiled, the company's video service that would later morph into Amazon Instant Video and, ultimately, Amazon Video

2007: Amazon's first hardware product, the Kindle e-reader, is introduced; the Fire TV and Fire Phone would come in 2014. Grocery service Amazon Fresh is also started

2009: Amazon introduces Amazon Basics, its in-house label for a variety of products

2010: The foundations for Amazon Studios were laid. Its first original streaming content debuted in 2013

2011: The Amazon Appstore for Google's Android is launched. It is still unavailable on Apple's iOS

2014: The Amazon Echo is launched, a speaker that acts as a personal digital assistant powered by Alexa

2017: Amazon acquires Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, its biggest acquisition

2018: Amazon's market cap briefly crosses the $1 trillion mark, making it, at the time, only the third company to achieve that milestone


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