Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams underlined their status as title favorites by cruising into the fourth round of tennis’s Australian Open with straight-set victories. Li Na and David Ferrer also advanced in Melbourne as yesterday’s temperatures topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) for the fourth consecutive day.
Five-time champion Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open tennis tournament with ease as temperatures topped 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius) for the fourth consecutive day. China’s Li Na also won.
Five-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic, winner of the past three titles, reached the tennis tournament’s third round as temperatures soared for the second straight afternoon.
Five-time champion Serena Williams lost three games while advancing to the third round of the Australian Open tennis tournament as temperatures soared above 106 degrees Fahrenheit (41.1 Celsius) for the second straight afternoon.
Six-time champion Roger Federer got his first win at this year’s ATP World Tour Finals, beating Richard Gasquet to keep alive his chances of qualifying for the knockout stage of the tennis season-ending event.
Rafael Nadal’s perfect hard-court season continued last night at the U.S. Open, as the Spaniard advanced to the semifinals with a straight-set victory against Tommy Robredo, moving to 20-0 on the surface this year.
Richard Gasquet of France recovered to defeat Kazakh qualifier Mikhail Kukushkin in the Kremlin Cup tennis final today. World No. 3 David Ferrer was upset by Grigor Dimitrov in the final of the Stockholm Open.