First, Serena Williams and Ana Ivanovic were knocked out of the women’s singles draw at the Australian Open, now the men’s has also been thrown wide open.
Stanislas Wawrinka last night made up for two heartbreaking losses to Novak Djokovic ending the Serb’s hopes of a fourth straight crown at Melbourne Park.
The Swiss world No.8 took down the defending champion in five sets 2-6, 6-4, 6-2, 3-6, 9-7 to win their quarter-final clash and set up a match with Tomas Berdych.
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World No.7 Berdych beat third seed David Ferrer in four sets, 6-1, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4.
Sports News First reports, whatever the result, either Berdych or Wawrinka will win their way into an Australian Open final for the first time.
They’ll find out later tonight who will make up the other semi-final contenders.
World No. 1 Rafael Nadal meets Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in quarter final action on Rod Laver Arena.
While four-time Australian Open champion Roger Federer and three-time runner-up and reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will fight it out for the other spot.