Steve Waugh attends Australian Open

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh was spotted at Australian Open. He was at Melbourne Park, watching clay-king Rafael Nadal play against Tim Smyczek on Wednesday.

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.

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.

His mother, Beverley also played tennis and had won the under-14 singles at the South Australian Championships.

The first day at Melbourne Park also saw Steve Smith present with his girlfriend Danielle.