ChabDog’s Aussie Open Conversation Openers (Men’s Singles, Day 4):
- Feisty Fognini uses his steady saunter to silence the crowd and stop Thompson in 5.
- Ernests holds sway in making his way past Bedene.
- Nobody did Filip a favor when they fed him to Fed in Rod Lavor.
- It took a while, but Domineering Dom methodically defused Bolt.
- Pedro Martinez won’t win any Cy Young for his misadventure against Medvedev.
- True to form, big favorite Zverev dawdles but manages to slip past eager Egor.
- Laconic Lajovic lets his racket to the talking as he makes short work of Polmans.
- John Isner looks fresh .. for now .. as he lays claim to the third round.