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Andy Murray stormed into the quarter finals defeating Mikhail Kukushkin in under an hour. Murray will be counting his blessings after racing to a two set lead, demolishing Kuskushkin 6-1 6-1 before he retired with a hip flex injury.

Novak Djokovic plays down Ivan Lendl's role in Andy Murray form

Novak Djokovic has welcomed Ivan Lendl's return to top-level tennis but downplayed his role in Andy Murray's latest run to a grand slam semi-final.

Kim Clijsters departs the Rod Laver Arena

Kim Clijsters defeat likely to be last at Australian Open

With a quick wave and a smile, Kim Clijsters walked out of Rod Laver Arena for probably the last time in her professional career today, leaving behind a crowd that has come to view her as their own.

Nadal came one point away from losing the second set

Rafael Nadal battles past Tomas Berdych to set up Roger Federer semi-final

Rafael Nadal will meet Roger Federer in the Australian Open semi-finals after coming back to beat seventh seed Tomas Berdych 6-7 (5), 7-6 (6), 6-4, 6-3.

Andy Murray took just 49 minutes to progress

Andy Murray flies into Australian Open quarter-finals

Even Andy Murray described his fourth-round victory here in the Australian Open today as "just boring". With Mikhail Kukushkin struggling to move because of a hip muscle problem following marathon five-set matches in the previous two rounds, Murray secured his passage in just 48 minutes as his Kazakh opponent retired when trailing 6-1, 6-1, 1-0.

Hewitt did well to take a set off Djokovic

Novak Djokovic crushes Australian dreams with victory over Lleyton Hewitt

Novak Djokovic weathered a gallant challenge from a tenacious Lleyton Hewitt to send the last Australian in the draw packing and make the quarter-finals of the Australian Open.

Serena Williams fell 6-2 6-3 in an error-strewn to Ekaterina Makarova

Serena Williams crashes out in Melbourne

Serena Williams has won the Australian Open in the past despite being well short of peak fitness, but the years appeared to catch up with her today. Despite carrying an ankle injury Williams had still been one of the favourites to win here, but the 30-year-old American was knocked out by Ekaterina Makarova, the world No 56.

Kei Nishikori will now play Andy Murray for a place in the semi-finals

Kei Nishikori stuns Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to set up Andy Murray meeting

Kei Nishikori stunned sixth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Melbourne today to become the first Japanese player to reach the last eight of the Australian Open in 80 years.

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Andy Murray saw off the plucky challenge of Edouard Roger-Vasselin to move into the third round of the Australian Open, prevaling 6-1 6-4 6-4.

Andy Murray vows to play Michael Llodra on his own terms

Andy Murray is determined his Australian Open chances will not be blown off course by Michael Llodra tomorrow after stating his intention to play the third-round clash on his terms.

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Ross Hutchins and Colin Fleming are the 15th seeds

British pair Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins reach round three of the men's doubles

British pair Colin Fleming and Ross Hutchins cruised into round three of the men's doubles at the Australian Open today to set up a showdown with the Bryan brothers.

John Isner could not make it through another five sets victorious

New low for US men's tennis as John Isner falls in Melbourne

Two five-set contests in three days proved too much for John Isner on Friday and his exit left the United States without a single man standing in the last 16 of the Australian Open for the first time since 1973.

Roger Federer moves into the fourth round

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal make it into Australian Open fourth round

Roger Federer was delighted to have come through an intense clash with big-serving Croatian Ivo Karlovic and secure his place in the fourth round of the Australian Open today.

David Nalbandian was furious in defeat

David Nalbandian fined for throwing water at Australian Open staff

Argentina's David Nalbandian was fined $8,000 for throwing water at an Australian Open staff member following his controversial second round loss to John Isner on Wednesday.

John McEnroe in typically belligerent mood in his heyday

Murray: 'Real racket rage came in McEnroe's day'

Marcos Baghdatis' minute of racket rage was a big hit on YouTube and the talk of the locker room at the Australian Open yesterday, but Andy Murray reckons that modern players are saints compared with some of their predecessors.

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