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It was the Swiss No 1's first ever victory over Nadal
Chinese proves too strong for debutant finalist in winning Australian Open at the third attempt
The Australian Open has not always brought Rafael Nadal good fortune, but the year’s opening Grand Slam tournament is set to provide him with his latest stepping stone on the route to sporting greatness. If Nadal beats Stanislas Wawrinka in today’s final – and the bookmakers have him as a red-hot favourite to do so – he will move into joint second place on the all-time list of male Grand Slam champions and become the first man in the Open era to win all four of the sport’s major titles twice.
The Chinesewoman's semi-finals opponent will be Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard
The 19-year-old was named for the first time by captain Leon Smith and could be handed the second doubles slot to play alongside the Wimbledon champion after impressing
The defending champions looks in formidable form after cruising to a 6-3 6-2 victory
When Caroline Wozniacki was world No 1, her critics always pointed to the fact that she had never won a Grand Slam title. Now that the 23-year-old Dane is heading out of the world’s top 10 it seems she does not even have it in her to make the quarter-finals any more.
Laura Robson will face Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens in the women's draw
Former world No 1 Rory McIlroy believes he has his mojo back and wants to win two majors this year.
Third seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus ended Russian 12th seed Maria Kirilenko's stern resistance 7-6(3) 6-2 to claim her maiden French Open semi-final spot on Wednesday.
The Russian will play Victoria Azarenka for a place in the final
David Ferrer was already one of his sport's most dogged competitors but the prospect of succeeding Rafael Nadal as world No 4 appears to have underlined his never-say-die approach.
Novak Djokovic provided an engaging picture of himself after feeding the powerful and talented Tomas Berdych into the tennis equivalent of a shredding machine.
Defending champion beats Tomas Berdych over four sets
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