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Tennis

Australian Open

At Melbourne, Australia

Surface: Hard-Outdoor

Singles

Men

Third Round

Janko Tipsarevic (8), Serbia, def. Julien Benneteau (32), France, 3-6, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Radek Stepanek (31), Czech Republic, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5.

Nicolas Almagro (10), Spain, def. Jerzy Janowicz (24), Poland, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), 6-1.

Kei Nishikori (16), Japan, def. Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, 7-6 (3), 6-2, 6-3.

Kevin Anderson, South Africa, def. Fernando Verdasco (22), Spain, 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2.

Stanislas Wawrinka (15), Switzerland, def. Sam Querrey (20), United States, 7-6 (6), 7-5, 6-4.

Tomas Berdych (5), Czech Republic, def. Jurgen Melzer (26), Austria, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

David Ferrer (4), Spain, def. Marcos Baghdatis (28), Cyprus, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3.

Women

Third Round

Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, def. Valeria Savinykh, Russia, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Venus Williams (25), United States, 6-1, 6-3.

Maria Kirilenko (14), Russia, def. Yanina Wickmayer (20), Belgium, 7-6 (4), 6-3.

Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, def. Jamie Hampton, United States, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2.

Svetlana Kuznetsova, Russia, def. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Serena Williams (3), United States, def. Ayumi Morita, Japan, 6-1, 6-3.

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