The American said she was mimicking members of Ivanovic's entourage
Sharapova followed Serena Williams in an early exit after 3-6 6-4 6-1 defeat
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.
The hottest day of the Australian Open so far finally saw play suspended but only after a succession of players suffered in the 43C heat. One of the worst affected was Jamie Murray, who experienced painful body cramps for several hours after winning his doubles match.
The Russian was expressing her concern after she battled through a gruelling three-and-a-half hour match with Karin Knapp
Temperatures reached 42.4C during the draining match which Sharapova eventually came through 6-3 4-6 10-8
The tournament has an “extreme heat policy” under which the referee can suspend play on outside courts and close the roofs
Laura Robson will face Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens in the women's draw
The British number one cannot face Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal until the semi-finals
China's 2011 French Open winner will be out to avenge last year's defeat at the same stage
Maria Sharapova has pulled out of the US Open because of a shoulder injury. The world No 3, who was said to be planning a temporary change of name to publicise her Sugarpova confectionery business during the tournament, said that withdrawing from the year's final Grand Slam event, which begins on Monday, had been "a really tough decision".
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The four are bidding for a place in Saturday's final this afternoon
German targets title in wake of surprise win over reigning champion Williams