Saturday, January 19, 2013
Australian Open glance
MELBOURNE, Australia -- A look at the sixth day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Saturday:
WEATHER: Sunny, high of 73 degrees. Sunday Forecast: Sunny, high of 79.
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 53,928. Night session: 26,807. Total: 80,735.
WINNERS: Men's singles: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 13 Milos Raonic, No. 14 Gilles Simon, No. 21 Andreas Seppi. Women's singles: No. 1 Victoria Azeranka, No. 3 Serena Williams, No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 14 Maria Kirilenko, No. 29 Sloane Stephens.
LOSERS: Men's singles: No. 6 Juan Martin del Potro, No. 12 Marin Cilic, No. 17 Philipp Kohlschreiber. Women's singles: No. 16 Roberta Vinci, No. 20 Yanina Wickmayer, 42-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm.
STAT OF THE DAY: 76. Number of consecutive service games won by Bernard Tomic until he was broken by Federer in the opening game of their match Saturday.
QUOTE OF THE DAY -- "It's not my favorite part of the job beating up on the hometown heroes" -- Federer after his straight-sets win over Australian hope Tomic.
PLAYING SUNDAY: Fourth round -- No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 15 Stanislas Wawrinka, No. 4 David Ferrer vs. No. 16 Kei Nishikori, No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. Kirsten Flipkens, No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska vs. No. 13 Ana Ivanovic.