Nadal, Roddick advance on rainy day
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Defending men's champion and second-seeded Rafael Nadal found his rhythm after a slow start to the first set and beat Australia's Peter Luczak 7-6 (0), 6-1, 6-4 on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open.
Nadal won his first Grand Slam singles title on hard courts -- to go with his four at the French Open and his one Wimbledon title -- when he beat Roger Federer in last year's final at Melbourne Park.
The Spanish left-hander dominated the first-set ...
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2010 AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Women's singles: Serena Williams, United States
Roger Federer, Switzerland
Men's doubles: Bob and Mike Bryan, United States
Women's doubles: Serena and Venus Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Cara Black/Leander Paes
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