Czechs ready for Australian Open
Opening matches have been drawn for the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open. Czech tennis player Petra Kvitová, the world’s no.2 player, will face Vera Dusevinova of Russia in the first round, while her recent partner at the Hopman Cup, Tomáš Berdych, the world no. 7 in the men’s rankings, will face Spaniard Albert Ramos. Other Czechs playing at the Australian Open include Lucie Šafařová, who will face American Christina McHale and Radek Štepánek who will face Nicolas Mahut of France.