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Australian Start: Serena Williams in Tuesday’s quarterfinals

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Australian Start: Serena Williams in Tuesday’s quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A transient undercover agent at the Australian Start:

LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY

Early Newspaper

Serena Williams goes up against Simona Halep in the quarterfinals — their 12th meeting on tour in a matchup that dates to a decade in the past. Williams leads the sequence 9-2, but Halep received their most latest showdown, 6-2, 6-2 in the 2019 Wimbledon final. That was as soon as one in all four consecutive defeats in Astronomical Slam title suits for Williams as she chases her file-tying 24th main singles trophy. Naomi Osaka, whose three main championships include the 2019 Australian Start, goes up against Hsieh Su-wei, who at 35 is the oldest lady to invent her Astronomical Slam quarterfinal debut. Hsieh hadn’t received a match against a Top 10 opponent till 2017, but now has seven such victories. Four of their 5 outdated suits maintain long gone three sets; Osaka is 4-1 head-to-head. In the males’s quarterfinals, eight-time Australian Start champion Novak Djokovic carries an abdominal muscle injury into his match against 2020 U.S. Start runner-up Alexander Zverev. Djokovic holds a 5-2 edge over Zverev total, including winning the final four in a row they’ve conducted. Djokovic seeks his 31st profession appearance in a Astronomical Slam semifinal as he chases title No. 18, which would lunge him within two of opponents Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. The utterly different males’s match is 18th-seeded Grigor Dimitrov against 114th-ranked Russian qualifier Aslan Karatsev, who is making his Astronomical Slam main-way debut at age 27.

TUESDAY’S FORECAST

Sunny with cloudy lessons, excessive of 31 degrees Celsius (88 Fahrenheit)

MONDAY’S WEATHER

Principally sunny, excessive of 26 Celsius (79 Fahrenheit).

MONDAY’S KEY RESULTS

Females’s Fourth Round: Jessica Pegula beat No. 5 Elina Svitolina 6-4, 3-6, 6-3; No. 22 Jennifer Brady beat No. 28 Donna Vekic 6-1, 7-5.

Males’s Fourth Round: No. 4 Daniil Medvedev beat Mackenzie McDonald 6-4, 6-2, 6-3; No. 7 Andrey Rublev beat No. 24 Casper Ruud 6-2, 7-6 (3), 0-0 ret.; No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas beat No. 9 Matteo Berrettini, walkover.

STAT OF THE DAY

18: Medvedev’s winning slump.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “It’s definitely one Russian in the semis. Three Russians in the quarters . . . first time in the historical past. It’s grand for our sport,” Medvedev on his nation’s success so some distance in Melbourne.

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Australian Start: Serena Williams in Tuesday’s quarterfinals