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Australian Open: Federer, Murray power into the Fourth Round

Legendary Swiss Roger Federer and reigning world no.1 Sir Andy Murray powered through to the fourth round of Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Friday.

Seventeen-time Grand Slam winner Federer defeated Czech veteran Tomas Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in 90 minutes to advance. World No.1 Murray, meanwhile outplayed America's Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-2, 6-4.


Australian Open: Kerber, Kuznetsova and Venus advance to fourth round

World No.1 Angelique Kerber kept her hopes of a second straight Australian Open tennis title alive with a 6-0, 6-4 win in the third round over Kristyna Pliskova in Melbourne Park on Friday.

"I was feeling very good from the first point," she said during her post-match press conference. "Matches like this are always tough to play when your opponent is serving very well, and you have to bring a lot of balls back, move well, and just go for it. But I'm happy about my performance."


Australian Open: Sania Mirza advances, Rohan Bopanna ousted

Sania Mirza advanced to the women's doubles third round but Rohan Bopanna was knocked out in his men's doubles match at the Australian Open on Friday.

Sania and her Czech partner Barbora Strycova beat Australian-Chinese pair of Samantha Stosur and Shuai Zhang 6-1, 6-4. The fourth seeds needed an hour and 21 minutes to win. The Indo-Czech pair will play against Japan's Eri Hozumi and Miyu Kato.


McEnroe brothers to play together at Australian Open Legends event

The McEnroe brothers, John and Patrick (USA), will debut in the Australian Open Legends event, which gets underway at Melbourne Park tomorrow, Saturday 21 January. Hisense Arena will host the duo’s first match against French pairing Mansour Bahrami and Fabrice Santoro at 11am.

John McEnroe, winner of seven Grand Slam titles in an illustrious career, will take a break from commentary to compete alongside his younger brother Patrick, who won the French Open doubles title in 1989.


Australian Open: Mirjana Lucic turns back the clock to knock out Radwanska

Croatian veteran Mirjana Lucic-Baroni defeated third seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the second round of the Australian Open on Thursday. The 34-year-old Croatian defeated her Polish rival 6-3, 6-2 in just 63 minutes, effecting the biggest upset in the women's side of the draw so far.

Radwanska is the second top female player to be eliminated from the tournament after Romanian Simona Halep, who fell in the first round against Shelby Rogers of the US.


Australian Open: Serena Williams battles past Lucie Safarova into third round

World No.2 Serena Williams gritted out a 6-3, 6-4 second round win in a high-quality encounter against Lucie Safarova in the Australian Open on Thursday.

The second seeded American, eyeing her seventh title here, smashed 15 aces and 35 winners in the 86-minute clash against the Czech Republican. The match featured a combined 59 winners and 23 aces to just 39 errors.


Australian Open: Ferrer beats Escobedo to set up Bautista Agut clash

Spain's David Ferrer defeated American Ernesto Escobedo to advance to the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.

Ferrer took two hours and 46 minutes to achieve a 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 victory in the second round.


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