MELBOURNE, Australia ( AP) — A look at
Thursday’s fourth day of the Australian Open
tennis championships:
WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 75.
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 47,471.
WINNERS: Men: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 4
Andy Murray, No. 5 David Ferrer, No. 6 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 9 Janko Tipsarevic, No. 17
Richard Gasquet, No. 23 Milos Raonic, No. 27
Juan Ignacio Chela.
Women: No. 2 Petra Kvitova, No. 4 Maria
Sharapova, No. 7 Vera Zvonareva, No. 12 Serena Williams, No. 21 Ana Ivanovic, No. 30
Angelique Kerber.
LOSERS: Men: No. 26 Marcel Granollers, No. 32
Alex Bogomolov Jr.
Women: No. 15 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, No.
23 Roberta Vinci, No. 25 Kaia Kanepi, No. 29
Nadia Petrova.
STAT OF THE DAY: 500 — the number of career
singles victories by Serena Williams after her
2nd-round win.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I do everything she
does.” — Serena Williams, explaining how
she’s motivated to compete with sister Venus,
who has 598 career wins.
ON COURT FRIDAY: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 3
Roger Federer, defending women’s champion
and No. 11-seeded Kim Clijsters, No. 1 Caroline
Wozniacki, No. 5 and French Open champion Li
Na.
FRIDAY FORECAST: Party cloudy, high of 79.