ChabDog’s Aussie Open Conversation Openers (Women’s Singles, Day 6):
— Cori’s story continues to build, as the 15 year old phenom surgically removes an ordinary Osaka from the tournament.
— Sofia certainly wasn’t loafing as she sends Shuai away packing.
— Swiatek navigates around the Vekic wreckage
— Kontaveit takes flight and soars over Bencic.
— Mertens returns from an incredibly productive bathroom break to break Bellis over and over and over again.
— Halep didn’t feel like saving a place for Putintseva in the next round.
–Pavly’s slight edge over Plisk involved more than just a few last name letters.
— The trains are running on time in German, and Kerber’s reorg plan is definitely on schedule.