While Osaka was celebrating, 2016 Open champion Angelique Kerber made just seven unforced errors against Sharapova, holding serve in all but one game while cruising to a 6-1 6-3 victory in an hour and four minutes on Rod Laver Arena.
Chung beat fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev 5-7, 7-6 (3), 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the third round on Rod Laver Arena.
Back in Melbourne for the first time since testing positive to the banned substance Meldonium two years ago, Sharapova was delighted at only needing two sets to oust Latvian counter-puncher Anastasija Sevastova.
She needed just 64 minutes to see off Sharapova, breaking serve five times.
Keys missed last year's Australian Open after undergoing surgery to fix her injured left wrist.
Kerber's year-end ranking dropped from No. 1 in 2016 to 21 past year, when she failed to defend her Australian or U.S. Open titles.
Kerber has turned over a new leaf in a number of ways, parting ways with long-time coach Torben Beltz in November, the man who guided her to two grand slam titles and the world number one ranking in 2016 during an eight-year partnership.
Halep has been travelling under the radar somewhat at Melbourne Park as she works her way towards a maiden Grand Slam title. "This is the matches I'm looking forward to have, especially at the beginning of the year".
Their encounter equalled the Open's record for most games played in a women's match - and also saw some impromptu courtside surgery when the American lost a toenail.
"I had a really tough off-season and I was working hard to be here and playing against the best players".
Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic were nearly as ruthless in their straight-sets wins Saturday night, which is hardly surprising for two players with a combined 31 Grand Slam titles.
Halep saved three match points while serving in the 22nd game of the third set at 0-40, and Davis saved five break points in the next game to keep the contest alive. My ankle is, I don't know how it is because I don't feel it anymore, but it was nice to be on court.
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If the2 deal's flaws are not fixed within that time period, then Trump will withdraw the United States from the deal. State news agency IRNA reported him saying that Iran had proved it was right "and our enemies were wrong".
The darkened hall houses booths from some of tech's biggest companies, including LG, Samsung, Panasonic, Intel and Sony . Any tech being shown off at the show that requires an outlet isn't operational.
Half agreed that Australia Day should not be on a day that is offensive to indigenous Australians, while 36 per cent disagreed. The City of Cockburn has commissioned talks with the Aboriginal community about activities at Australia Day celebrations.
The USGS confirmed that the origin of the quake was the fall of a meteorite that was "seen and heard" in the Detroit area. A NASA account tweeted data from the GOES16 satellite that may have also caught the meteor entering earth's atmosphere.
The police have appealed to any member of the public with information as to the whereabouts of Diaz and Fields to come forward. A GoFundMe page initially set up to help her family bury her has since been removed , but a second one has been established.
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Heavily pregnant Kylie Jenner spotted at chemists?
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Illinois AG says girl can use medical marijuana at school
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