MELBOURNE : Highlights of the ninth day of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Monday, all times local (GMT +11):
1944 KALINSKAYA STUNS PAOLINI
Anna Kalinskaya of Russia sent Italian 26th seed Jasmine Paolini packing after sealing a 6-4 6-2 win to reach her first Australian Open quarter-final.
Qualifier Yastremska, Noskova make Melbourne quarters as Medvedev marches on
Australian Open order of play on Tuesday
Medvedev sees off Borges to reach Australian Open quarter-finals
Ukrainian qualifier Yastremska reaches quarter-finals on fairytale run
Australian Open order of play on Monday
Cazaux and Noskova aim to resume giant-slaying runs in Melbourne
Easy does it as Djokovic leads top seeds into Melbourne quarter-final
De Minaur left devastated after believing he could progress in Open
Andreeva says previous wins over Krejcikova only added to pressure
Tsitsipas sees Australian Open exit as another chance to evolve
Sinner comes through Khachanov test to reach quarter-finals
Fritz stuns Tsitsipas to reach last eight in Melbourne
No ‘triple bagel’ but Djokovic thumps Mannarino to reach quarters
Clinical Sabalenka strides into Melbourne quarter-finals
Gauff stays perfect to reach first Melbourne quarter-final
1805 HURKACZ ELIMINATES WILDCARD CAZAUX IN STRAIGHT SETS
Ninth seed Hubert Hurkacz knocked out French wildcard Arthur Cazaux with a 7-6(6) 7-6(3) 6-4 win to advance to his first Australian Open quarter-final.
Cazaux had beaten world number eight Holger Rune in the second round.
1753 MEDVEDEV ENDS BORGES’ RUN
Third seed Daniil Medvedev ended the run of Portugal’s Nuno Borges after the 2021 U.S. Open champion prevailed 6-3 7-6(4) 5-7 6-1 on Rod Laver Arena.
Borges is only the second player from his country to reach the second week of a major.
1422 YASTREMSKA UPSETS AZARENKA
Dayana Yastremska sent twice champion Victoria Azarenka tumbling out of the Australian Open as the 23-year-old Ukrainian prevailed 7-6(6) 6-4 to book a spot in her first Melbourne Park quarter-final.
1408 NOSKOVA INTO QUARTERS AFTER SVITOLINA RETIRES
Czech teenager Linda Noskova reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final after former world number three Elina Svitolina retired due to an injury.
The Ukrainian 19th seed was trailing 3-0 in the first set and had already taken a medical timeout when she was forced to quit due to what appeared to be an issue with her lower back.
1213 – FOURTH ROUND ACTION UNDERWAY ON DAY NINE
Fourth round action got underway as scheduled at Melbourne Park when twice champion Victoria Azarenka took to Rod Laver Arena to play Ukraine’s Dayana Yastremska.
There were blustery conditions at Melbourne Park with the temperature a cool 19 degrees Celsius (66 fahrenheit).