'Loving @serenawilliams outfit. She's giving me #AussieRules meets SuperHero. I think she at any time is unsafe.
The Croat, who lost an epic final in five sets to Roger Federer a year ago, needed 3hr 37min to get past the 23-year-old 7-5, 6-7 (9/11), 6-4, 6-4.
"You had the stuff the Australian Open had put on for him, and all the players saying "goodbye" as if that was him done", said Jamie, a two-time grand slam doubles victor.
Williams made headlines past year when she hit the court for the French Open in a skintight black catsuit, marking her first tournament since giving birth to baby daughter Alexis Olympia. "I had to work hard to win this one and I'm extremely pleased". The tennis champion made quite the impression when she chose to wear a stylish teal romper and a pair of fishnets! "And I understand that that's normal, but - and these are years I'll never get back", she said. The player brought her daughter onto the court after winning the Mexican Open with doubles partner Heather Watson, in 2018.
In her post-match news conference, Williams - who refused to comment on last year's infamous meltdown in the US Open final - told reporters: "I didn't make too many unforced errors. I have had some issues, and they're not done", she said.
Tiafoe is only 20-years-old and said it was nerve-wracking when he first teamed up with perhaps the greatest women's player ever. "It's a little bit toasty but it's really handsome here".
The eighth-seeded Nishikori won 10 consecutive games after losing the second set in a tiebreaker and took 15 of the last 17 games before Majchrzak retired with an injury with the score at 3-6, 6-7 (6-8), 6-0, 6-2, 3-0 at Margaret Court Arena. At this stage of the tournament, Serena Williams is set to play Eugenie Bouchard from Canada.
Japan's Osaka, seeded four, wasted little time in dispatching Poland's Magda Linette 6-4, 6-2 and will next play Tamara Zidansek of Slovakia.