Eight more matches are on tap at the Australian Open, kicking off around 8:30 EST. Fortunately for players, the weather should cool down considerably, with the forecast calling for upper 70s and low 80s for the rest of the week. After a couple days full of upsets, last night played out rather straightforward, as seven of eight favorites won. The lone favorite to lose, of course, was the mercurial Alexandr Dolgopolov — who I mentioned could struggle against the relentless defensive effort of Diego Schwartzman. Tonight, I expect a return to the unexpected. Let’s get into the card.

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