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21 Jan 2017

Australian Open: Rafa fights hard; advances ahead

2017 Australian Open - Day 6 Updates!

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated highest ranked teenager in the world Alexander Zverev to move into the fourth round of 2017 Australian Open at the Rod Laver Stadium in Melbourne.

The 30-year old won the match 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(5-7), 6-3, 6-2 in four hours and five minutes.

He will face France's Gael Monfils in the next round on Monday.

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2017 Australian Open - Day 6 Updates!
Pliskova advances after a three set marathon

Pliskova vs Ostapenko

Pliskova advances after a three set marathon

Fifth seeded Karolina Pliskova registered a win against Jelena Ostapenko in a three set marathon third round match lasting for more than two hours.

After losing the first set 4-6, Pliskova made a comeback in the second to win 6-0.

The third set was the longest of the match, going in the favor of Pliskova 10-8.

Serena's easy win over Gibbs

Serena Williams defeated Nicole Gibbs in the third round match to advance into the next round. Williams won the 6-1, 6-3 match in just over an hour to meet Barbora Strycova in the fourth round.

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21 Jan 2017

Indian tennis players win their respective matches

Sania Mirza won the first round match of the mixed doubles 7-5, 6-4 along with Ivan Dodig of Croatia.

In another mixed doubles match, Rohan Bopanna and Gabriela Dabrowski registered a 6-4, 6-7(5-7), 10-7 win to advance in the second round.

Zeel Desai moved into round two match of the junior girls singles event after a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 win over Kaitlin Staines.

Raonic calmly storms into round four

The world number three Milos Raonic defeated Gilles Simon 6-2, 7-6(7-5), 3-6, 6-3 in the round three of men's singles in two and a half hours. He will face Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut in the fourth round.

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