MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Top-ranked Halep survives 3-setter in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 17, 2019—The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local):
Lleyton Hewitt‘s return to the Australian Open is over in the first round of men’s doubles.
The two-time major winner and Australian Davis Cup captain partnered John-Patrick Smith in a 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 loss to Marcus Daniell and Wesley Koolhof.
Hewitt and Smith got a wild card to play in the tournament, which sparked some criticism from Bernard Tomic during a period of bad blood between the senior active players and the 2001 U.S.