We report on the European women's champion Julia Rick who comes from the German town of Brühl.
Defending champion Sloane Stephens was made to work to book a high profile third round clash with Victoria Azarenka. In the men's draw, 2015 winner Stan Wawrinka continued his comeback from injury with another win.
US champions Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens both left the Australian Open after their first round matches. Julia Görges took her winning streak to 15 matches to go into the second round.
The men's No. 1 seed was comfortable in victory, while it was a good day for Ukraine's women, especially teenage star Marta Kostyuk. The news wasn't so good for Germany's highest-ranked woman, Julia Görges, though.
Judith Jones, the American editor who once rescued Anne Frank's diary from a rejection pile and championed legendary cookbook writer Julia Child, has passed away of complications from Alzheimer's.
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