It's the first time that Venus has not qualified for the second round of the Australian open since 1997, and the two time runner crashed out at the hands of the 20-year old Bencic who had previously teamed up with compatriot Rodger Federer to win the mixed doubles in Perth.
Isner was sent packing in four sets by unfancied local Matthew Ebden on Margaret Court Arena while Sock slipped to a 6-1 7-6 (4) 5-7 6-3 defeat by 41st-ranked Japanese Yuichi Sugita on Show Court Two. Stephens was also forced to withdraw from the Brisbane International because of a right knee injury.
It was her eighth successive defeat since her maiden grand slam triumph.
"I didn't play so bad, I wasn't missing every shot".
The US Open semi-final spots were all taken by American players in NY but after 10th seed Vandeweghe, coached by Australian Pat Cash, lost to fellow big-hitter Timea Babos 6-7 (4) 2-6 in one hour and 46 minutes, only one remains - Madison Keys. "I did the best that I could".
Sugita is ranked outside the world's top 40 but did earn his maiden ATP Tour title win a year ago, shortly before his 29th birthday.
"Why should I feel uncomfortable because the court is ill-prepared?"
U.S. Open champion Stephens, the 13th seed, was bundled out in three sets by China's Zhang Shuai.
She said: "I really admire that before the match in the locker room he's so relaxed, being amusing with his team, or even with everyone". The Dane is the second seed and will be encouraged with a number of seeded players eliminated in the first round today.
"In women's tennis, anything can happen when there is no Serena Williams", said Babos. She returned on a roll, winning the next six points to clinch the first set, and then dominated the second. "I used to watch Serena and Venus on TV when I was little girl, never dreaming I would play them one day and now I am, it's awesome".
Treasury releases withholding tables for new tax law
Notice 1036 also said that employers could withhold on supplemental wages of up to $1 million at a flat rate of 22 percent. There are also new limits on the mortgage interest deduction, and the child tax credit was expanded.
Stephens, who suffered a torrid denouement to the tennis calendar past year, remains without a win since her surprise triumph at Flushing Meadows and despite an encouraging start, she fell to a 2-6 7-6 (4) 6-2. Don't worry. We will get back to having fun soon. "Just didn't work out". That he's trying to give advice and help also someone like me.
Other players orchestrating upsets on Day 1 in Melbourne were Estonia's Kaia Kanepi rolling over No. 24 Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-2, the Ukraine's Marta Kostyuk likewise easing past No. 25 Peng Shuai 6-2, 6-2, and Romania's Irina Camelia-Begu outlasting No. 31 Ekaterina Makarova 3-6, 6-4, 8-6.
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French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko needed a second-set comeback to progress past veteran world No 93 Francesca Schiavone and earn a second-round encounter with Ying-Ying Duan.
England were thrashed 4-0 in the five-Test Ashes series by Australia but have had better results in the 50-over format. Smiles are now back on English faces as they travel to Brisbane on Monday for Friday's second ODI at the Gabba.
Toronto police are searching for a man who allegedly cut a young girl's hijab with a pair of scissors on her way to school. The courageous girl had a message for her attacker and said: 'What you're doing is very wrong, you should stop doing this.
An avid Facebook user, Mr Arvind Konduru, said, "I often missed posts from friends and I thought they removed me as a friend". And if we do the right thing, I believe that will be good for our community and our business over the long term too .
The casino company said its shuttle boat that caught fire off Florida's Gulf Coast never had any previous problems. The shuttle had been transporting people between to the Tropical Breeze Casino boat when it had engine problems.
The last week of 2017 saw a sharp increase in cases of influenza in the United States, with 46 states reporting widespread flu . "If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, it's important to see a doctor as soon as possible", said Dr.
The last time Peru was struck by a massive quake was in November 2015, when a 7.6 natural disaster struck northwest of Iberia. At least two people have died and 17 others went missing after an quake of 7.3 magnitude hit Peru's coast on Sunday.
Grace said that it was the moment when they were watching television, where " it really hit me that I was violated ". Following the uncomfortable foreplay situation, Grace says she went to wash up and collected herself.
Veteran Israeli Ambassador Yoram Ettinger has been a regular supporter of Trump's Middle East policies. In effect, he is asking them to act as mediators to accomplish changes that Iran is refusing to make.
How can I watch the Saints and Vikings? As for the Lions, they have once again reverted to the mediocrity they are famous for. That came a month after the Vikings decided not to pick up an $18 million option on Peterson's contract for 2017.
At this rate, Kane will also be targeting the most Premier League goals in one season which now stands at 31 for a 38 game season. Boss, Sam Allardyce included new £27 million striker, Cenk Tosun , following his move from Turkish outfit, Besiktas .
Ford will invest $11bn in electric vehicles by 2022
This will be a huge increase from the $4.5 billion the automaker announced it would invest by 2020 in December 2015. Ford is to bring a high-performance electric utility vehicle to market by 2020. "For us, it's not just compliance".
Honda Accord named vehicle of the Year
The brand sold only 10,523 Navigators a year ago , far behind competitors in the segment such as the Cadillac Escalade. Today the highly coveted North American Car, Utility and Truck of the year awards were announced .
Freezing rain possible for Timmins and area
Temperatures will drop below 0 C by late afternoon and keep going lower, down to -15 C overnight - with wind chill on top of that. Morning flurries will change to rain showers later this morning, according to the most recent forecast from Environment Canada.
Independent Trajectory For India-Israel Ties
Over time, he continued, he is expecting a change in India's voting on issues relating to Israel at worldwide forums. Modi will be reciprocating the reception he received from Netanyahu during his visit to Israel in July.