Djokovic, the six-time Australian Open champion, cut an emotional figure after the game, embracing the crowd for their support and revealed that the long lay-off was a hard period for him as he had never been out for more than two months in his career.
"But I used my experience of being in these particular circumstances so many times in my life and that enabled me to keep my focus and start off well with the right intensity".
Garcia subdued Carina Witthoft 6-3, 7-5, while Pliskova had little trouble in dismantling Paraguayan Veronica Cepede6-4, 6-3.
On the men's side, Sam Querrey was ousted after losing, 6-4, 7-6 (6), 4-6, 6-2, to the 80th-ranked Marton Fucsovics. No. 8 Jack Sock and No. 16 John Isner went out in the first round.
Madison Keys also reversed a trend, becoming the only one of the four American women who contested the US Open semi-finals last September to reach the second round in Australia.
Halep battled back to take the first set in a tiebreaker and despite going over on her ankle early in the second, she saw the match out comfortably to win 7-6 (5), 6-1.
But it was no doubt a reaffirming afternoon for one of tennis's true champions, who was still debating whether he was healthy enough to play in this major tournament when the new year began and he had not played a genuine match since last July at Wimbledon.
Stranger Things stars Millie Bobby Brown is set to play Sherlock Holmes' sister Enola Holmes in a brand new film series. Springer published her first Enola Holmes book, The Case of the Missing Marquess , back in 2006.
Woong-chul Yang said: "Kia's connected cars will be both boundless and connected and offer a new kind of mobility experience". It is, we're assured, built using new production technology earmarked for "near-future EVs " from the South Korean giant.
Just looking at the image gallery below, you will be impressed with the simple yet stylish design of the new Acer Chromebook 11 . HP's last Chromebox was a hit in the Chrome OS community, but it released in 2014 and a lot has changed since then.
With Falcon heavy, SpaceX will also attempt to simultaneously land and recover all three of its first-stage rocket cores. Time says that SpaceX plans to launch a total of 30 rockets over the year, which is 12 more than last year.
AT&T is working with Huawei in at least two different areas, the first of which is on standards for AT&T's planned 5G network. Texas representative Mike Conaway (R-TX 11th District) proposed a bill last week called the Defending U.S.
In a number of areas, the army has been called out to back up local security forces and protect government buildings and banks. The new financial year has also brought with it price hikes on some goods and increased taxes on imports.
Payne was a key run-stopper in the middle and also had an interception and touchdown catch in the semifinal win over Clemson. ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. rates Ridley as the draft's top receiver and the 10th-best player overall in his big board .
We're yet to test the Echo Spot's audio prowess, but we'd imagine it would be similar in quality to the Echo Dot. Unlike the Echo Dot which is only really passable for things like chatting, the Echo Spot had a nice sound to it.
HTC's version will employ Intel's WiGig wireless-transmission protocol, as opposed to TPCast's use of a different 60GHz standard. That's particularly the case for high-end VR systems like the Vive or rival Oculus Rift , a headset from Facebook's Oculus unit.
Kenya Airways launched sales, Thursday, for nonstop flight from Nairobi to NY due to start 28 October, this year. Direct flights from JKIA to New York JFK will reduce the time flight from 25 hours to about 15 hours.
Sumpter Township police have released photos of a man and woman they say are wanted in the death of their 4-year-old daughter. WDIV reported that the girl's January 1 death was not the first time police have been called to the couple's mobile home.
The court also issued a notice to the Centre seeking its response to a writ petition filed by five members of the LGBT community . LGBT rights groups called the law the "worst in the nation" and the Supreme Court's decision a "missed opportunity".
The Defense Department's language is nearly word for word what the US policy toward Iraq was during former President George W. Turkish long-range artillery has also been firing on Kurdish positions in Afrin.
Early examples of birds like the Archaeopteryx are believed to have evolved from much smaller feathered dinosaurs . A global team of scientists discovered new bird-like dinosaur in the North-East of China, in the Hebei Province.
Orange County firefighters, along with a Los Angeles County search and rescue team, removed the vehicle from the building. The woman, who declined to provide her name, stated it was fortunate the motel was unharmed.
They're the first pair of running backs on the same team to each have at least 1,500 yards from scrimmage in a season. Teddy Bridgewater , who had been Keenum's backup for the final eight games of the regular season, was inactive.
He's 11-12 with a 4.77 ERA in that time, but finished out 2017 by posting a 1.44 ERA over 31 1/3 innings of relief. Houston's rotation last season was shouldered by Dallas Keuchel , who posted a 3.9 WAR and was named an All-Star.
The popularity of the Big-Format-Gaming-Display is yet to be determined, and pricing and availability are unknown at present. The green team has done another exceptional job, and we're more than eager to find out what else will there be at CES 2018.
After the voting process was done, the votes had to be counted and in that Luv has received the least number of votes. The show's ratings are high all thanks to its contestants as they sparked controversies with their words and actions.