The Australian Open 2012 is under way.
These are the matches to watch starting at 7pm ET on January 16.*
Coverage begins on the tennis channel before switching over to ESPN2 at 9pm for the night.
The first round always features some surprises and some great tennis. These matches are the ones you should be keeping an eye on through the night.
*The Australian Open takes place on the far side of the international date line, which means matches on the January 17 in Australia, may actually start on the January 16 Eastern Time.