Former Australian captain Steve Waugh was spotted at Australian Open. He was at Melbourne Park, watching clay-king Rafael Nadal play against Tim Smyczek <span data-term="goog_1630383832">on Wednesday</span>.<p></p><p></p>Waugh has strong connection with the sport. At a very young age, he has played tennis, along with soccer and cricket. So did his twin brother Mark, who later became his team-mate in international cricket.<p></p><p></p>Rodger Waugh, his father was a promising tennis player and was the state champion at under-14 level. He also ranked eighth in Australia in his early years.<p></p><p></p>His mother, Beverley also played tennis and had won the under-14 singles at the South Australian Championships.<p></p><p></p>The first day at Melbourne Park also saw Steve Smith present with his girlfriend Danielle.