The world No 32 was penalised for the second time in a week
Konta won 6-3, 3-6, 7-5
Johanna Konta has won 19 of her 20 matches since Wimbledon
The Russian was defeated by Angelique Kerber
Wawrinka beat Rafael Nadal in Melbourne to land his first Grand Slam title in his very first final
Li Na is the oldest ever female Australian Open champion
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.
Before there was Federer, Borg or Laver, even before there was Lacoste, there was Anthony Wilding.
She edged nervous first set on tie-break before easing to 7-6 (7/3) 6-0 victory
The 5ft 3in tall player can become the first Grand Slam singles winner from Slovakia with victory on Saturday
The Swiss was beaten in straight sets in his semi-final meeting with Nadal
The Swede has worked with Roger Federer for just a fortnight but has already helped him get back close to his best – and, the former world No 1 tells paul newman in Melbourne, that involves more than volleying
Williams admitted that she has thought about ending her absence from the March tournament having purposely avoided it after alleged heckling and racial abuse
Murray was taking part in just his second tournament since coming back from back surgery
The top three seeds are out before the semi-final stage in Melbourne