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Australian Open glance

Australian Open glance

A look at the eighth day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday:
WEATHER: Sunny, high of 26 Celsius (79 Fahrenheit). Tuesday Forecast: Sunny with cloudy periods, high of 25C (77F).
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 28,150. Night: 16,752, Total: 44,902.
WINNERS: Men's singles: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, unseeded Jeremy Chardy. Women's singles: No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, No. 3 Serena Williams, No. 29 Sloane Stephens, unseeded Svetlana Kuznetsova.
LOSERS: Men's singles: No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 13 Milos Raonic, No. 14 Gilles Simon, No. 21 Andreas Seppi. Women's singles: No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 14 Maria Kirilenko, unseeded players Elena Vesnina and Bojana Jovanovski.
STAT OF THE DAY: 35 _ number of consecutive quarterfinals at Grand Slam tournaments for Federer.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: "On the court, I have to 'unrespect' him" _ Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will try to put aside his close friendship with Roger Federer in their quarterfinal.
PLAYING TUESDAY: Singles quarterfinals: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 5 Tomas Berdych, No. 4 David Ferrer vs. No. 10 Nicolas Almagro; No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. No. 19 Elena Makarova, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. No. 6 Li Na.


Updated : 2021-06-18 14:25 GMT+08:00