Sport Jamie Murray (L) suffered from heat stroke following his victory with doubles partner John Peers (R) over Matt Reid and Luke Saville at the Australian Open

Murray required medical treatment shortly after the win as temperatures continue to soar beyond the 40C mark

Djokovic happy to store up his energy

Novak Djokovic is hoping a routine first week at the Australian Open will have conserved his energy levels as he looks to retain his title in Melbourne.

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.

Bernard Tomic on his way to victory over Sam Querrey yesterday

Aussie bad boy Bernard Tomic looking good

Bernard Tomic has had negative press aplenty – he's walked off court, berated officials and fallen out with Lleyton Hewitt – but can he now make happy headlines and sate desire for a home hero?

Djokovic recovers rhythm to beat back waves of tyro Tomic

It is part of the charm of any sport that a contest apparently heading in only one direction can suddenly be transformed, often with no obvious explanation. While the Centre Court crowd were experiencing something similar yesterday, it happened twice in the same match on Court One before Novak Djokovic, seeded second, saw off the 18-year-old qualifier Bernard Tomic 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to reach his fifth successive Grand Slam semi-final.

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Contrast of the day. Walter Bartoli was his usual nervous presence courtside yesterday – what was the former doctor's bedside manner like? – with his constant fidgeting and frowning up in the players' box (his wife kept a spare seat between them).

Youth shows its promise as the will to win displays itself anew

Despite the consensus that there have only ever been four legitimate contenders, the men's tournament remains animated by plenty of colour and quality on the periphery.

Hewitt remains defiant in spite of dispiriting five-set defeat

Former champion rules out retirement after surrendering two-set lead against Soderling

Soderling survives thriller with Hewitt

Fifth seed Robin Soderling came back from the brink of becoming the biggest casualty so far at this year's Wimbledon as he recovered from two sets down to beat Lleyton Hewitt in a thriller under the Centre Court roof.

Murray struggling to find a new coach after split with Corretja

British player agrees a short-term plan to use Adidas's team of trainers ahead of clay-court season

Connolly the court jester backs fellow Scot for glory

One of the spectators in Andy Murray's courtside box during his win over Jürgen Melzer had a funny turn here last night. Billy Connolly, who is on a tour of Australia, performed at Melbourne's State Theatre after spending the afternoon watching Murray, having accepted his fellow Scot's invitation to join his entourage in Rod Laver Arena.

Can Tomic outgrow the Australian brat pack and sate home hopes for a hero?

The 18-year-old has the talent to restore the fortunes of men's tennis Down Under – if he can just behave

Federer struggles but Nadal makes light work of Beck

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer both won their first competitive matches of the year at the Qatar Open in Doha yesterday but the game's two best players progressed in contrasting fashions. While Nadal swept aside Slovakia's Karol Beck 6-3, 6-0, Federer was made to work for his 7-6, 6-3 victory over the Dutchman Thomas Schoorel.

Wanted: Coach to take Murray to next level. Must have slam on CV

British No 1 faces key decision as he seeks experienced mentor to help him crack majors

I was horrendous, admits Roddick after he loses five-set thriller to Lu

There seems only one way to beat Andy Roddick here, and that is deep in the fifth set. But the notion that there is also only one man who could beat him was dismissed in breathtaking fashion last night, when the son of a Taiwanese chicken farmer knocked out the No 5 seed as the afternoon heat finally ebbed into dusk.

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