Venue: Melbourne Park Presents: 14-27 January
Coverage: Daily live commentaries to the BBC Sport website, Hear Breakfast daily in 07:00 GMT on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and watch highlights on BBC Television and on Line from 19 January.

Britain’s Dan Evans won his first Grand Slam match as his return out of the drugs ban to reach the 2nd round.

The 28-year-old beat fellow qualifier Tatsuma Ito 7-5 6-1 7-6 (10-8) of Japan, throwing his racquet in pleasure in the end.

Evans came back by a yearlong ban in April 2018 after testing positive for cocaine throughout 2017’s Open.

He confronts 20-time Grand Slam champion or Denis Istomin next.

Compatriots and will also be in action on Monday.