MELBOURNE, Australia —
Federer was trying to come from two sets down for the 10th time in his career, most recently at last year's
The 17-time Grand Slam champion hasn't been beaten this early at the Australian Open since 2000, the second year he played here. It was also the unseeded Seppi's first win against Federer in 11 matches.
Halep, the 2014
She will next play
"Yeah, I don't think it was the prettiest tennis out there," said Bouchard, who reached the semifinals in her first trip here last year and went on to make the semifinals or better at two of the other three majors.