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(AP) _ A look at Friday's 12th day of the Australian Open tennis championships: WEATHER: Sunny with a cool breeze. High of 23

(AP) _ A look at Friday's 12th day of the Australian Open tennis championships:    WEATHER: Sunny with a cool breeze. High of 23

ATTENDANCE: 19,312.
WINNERS: Men: No. 1 Roger Federer; Women's doubles champions: Serena and Venus Williams.
LOSERS: Men: No. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga; Women's doubles finalists: Cara Black, Zimbabwe, and Liezel Huber, United States.
STAT OF THE DAY: 22 _ Number of Grand Slam finals Federer has reached after beating Tsonga in the semis.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I know he'd like to win the first for British tennis since, what is it, 150,000 years?" _ Federer speaking of Andy Murray's hope to break a long British drought at the majors. No British man has won a Grand Slam singles title since 1936.
On Court Saturday: Women's final: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. Justine Henin; Men's doubles final: Bob and Mike Bryan, United States (1) vs. Daniel Nestor, Canada, and Nenad Zimonjic, Serbia (2).
Saturday's Forecast: Sunny with afternoon breezes. High of 33 Celsius (91 Fahrenheit).


Updated : 2021-08-01 16:04 GMT+08:00