Back to the Thiem-Kyrgios drama-fuelled epic, Jonathan Howcroft was not only there last night but good enough to burn what midnight oil was left to file this report. Treat yourself to a read.
Around the courts…
On Margaret Court Arena, fifth seed Elina Svitolina encountered few difficulties in disposing of 26th seed Yulia Putintseva, the Ukranian winning 6-4 6-0 to advance to the fourth round.
Elina Svitolina getting 3-0 , 2nd set like (Eurosport/AO_ pic.twitter.com/eOFsSfRPxI