It’s set to be a jam-packed day at the Australian Open with a number of Aussies hitting the court for Day Eleven.
Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott is preparing for his “last dance” on the tennis court as he aims for his eighth Australian Open title in today’s quad final at Rod Laver Arena.
The 31-year-old, who became the only man to complete the Golden Slam in quad singles last year, said whatever way the result goes he will be happy.
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“It’s the last dance, baby… win, lose or draw,” he said.
“I mean, I want to win, but I will live if I don’t win. I’m still the luckiest guy in the world if I don’t win”.
Fan favourites Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis are also in action today in the men’s doubles semi-final.
They’re taking on third seeds Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos, with crowd demand for the “Special K’s” clash forcing Tennis Australia to move the match to Rod Laver Arena.
Australia’s other doubles pairing of Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell will also hit the court in the other semi-final.
If both win, it could be an all-Aussie grand final.
Following the day session, all eyes will be on World Number One Ash Barty tonight, when she takes on American Madison Keys in the women’s singles semi-final.