Former champs, an all-Aussie affair and more on Australian Open Day 6
Here are the matches to watch on Saturday on Day 6 of the 2016 Australian Open in Melbourne. Play begins on all courts at 7 p.m. ET. Click here for the full order of play, and see the full TV schedule here.
Former champs and an all-Aussie affair at night
Melbourne Park’s main stage will see two former Australian Open champions take the court during the day session on Saturday, followed by a head-to-head match-up of two Aussies at night.
No. 3-seed Garbine Muguruza will start the day on Rod Laver against Barbora Styrcova. The pair has played twice in their careers, both last season, and Muguruza defeated the Czech in straight sets both times. The woman who prevails in that match will go on to face the winner of the match between of two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka and 18-year-old Naomi Osaka. When asked about her third round opponent, Azarenka said she didn't know much about Osaka.