Murray-Basilashvili clash highlights Top 5 men’s first-rounders at Australian Open
Elsewhere, American rising stars Sebastian Korda and Brandon Nakashima both take on Top 16 seeds.
Meanwhile, Paula Badosa takes on Australian No. 2 Ajla Tomljanovic in her first Grand Slam as a Top 10 player.
Raducanu returns to Grand Slam competition; Barty vies for a major in Melbourne; Tiafoe takes on all comers—and more.
The World No. 2 will go into the Australian Open still seeking her first win of the season.
The 2020 US Open champion is "practicing normally with a very good intensity," but will avoid pushing his return until the end of the month—on clay.
"Time will tell" if the women's tennis tour can return to China, its leader told Jon Wertheim on Tennis Channel, after calls for immediate action have been made across social media.
The top-ranked Italian, who suffered a left oblique injury in his opening round-robin match, shared he was not ready to return in an Instagram post Tuesday.