HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day seven


Reuters | Melbourne | Updated: 23-01-2022 18:04 IST | Created: 23-01-2022 18:02 IST
HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day seven
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Highlights of the seventh day of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Sunday, all times local (GMT +11): 2320 BERRETTINI SEES OFF CARRENO BUSTA

World number seven Matteo Berrettini reached the Australian Open quarter-finals for the first time after beating Pablo Carreno Busta 7-5 7-6(4) 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena. The Italian will face Gael Monfils for a spot in the semi-finals.

2115 MONFILS DOWNS KECMANOVIC Frenchman Monfils defeated Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic 7-5 7-6(4) 6-3, reaching the quarter-finals in Melbourne for the first time since 2016.

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2030 BARTY KNOCKS OUT ANISIMOVA Top-ranked Ash Barty advanced to her fourth consecutive quarter-final at Melbourne Park after beating American Amanda Anisimova 6-4 6-3.

The Australian, who hit 23 winners, will face Jessica Pegula in the next round. 1755 SHAPOVALOV TAKES OUT ZVEREV

Denis Shapovalov pulled off a stunning 6-3 7-6(5) 6-3 upset win over third seed Alexander Zverev to extend the German's wait for a maiden Grand Slam title. It will be the Canadian's first quarter-final appearance at Melbourne Park, where he will take on Rafa Nadal.

1720 NADAL DOWNS MANNARINO Sixth seed Rafa Nadal stayed on course for a record 21st major with a 7-6(14) 6-2 6-2 win over Adrian Mannarino.

"First set was very emotional. Anything could happen there. I was a little bit lucky at the end. He had a lot of chances too... I am very happy I survived that first set without a doubt," said Nadal. 1505 PEGULA STUNS SAKKARI

Pegula knocked out fifth seed Maria Sakkari to reach her second straight Australian Open quarter-final with a 7-6(0) 6-3 win. The American will next face Barty. 1415 KREJCIKOVA GLIDES PAST AZARENKA

French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova ended Victoria Azarenka's hopes of a third Australian Open title with a 6-2 6-2 win over the former world number one. She will play American Madison Keys in the quarter-finals. 1225 KEYS ADVANCES TO QUARTER-FINALS

Madison Keys handed number eight seed Paulo Badosa a 6-3 6-1 defeat to progress to the quarter-finals for the first time since 2018. 1112 PLAY UNDERWAY ON DAY SEVEN

Play at Melbourne Park got underway on all courts as scheduled on day seven of the year's first Grand Slam. A hot day is expected for the matches with the temperature already at 28.5 Celsius (83 Fahrenheit) and a high of 34 C forecast.

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