Eugenie Bouchard has given the rapidly growing Genie Army plenty to sing about, routing American Lauren Davis 6-2 6-2 in the Australian Open third round.
Novak Djokovic dismissed Denis Istomin with ease on Friday night, but knows there’s room for improvement as he chases a fifth Melbourne Park crown.
Czech seventh seed Tomas Berdych made the fourth round in Melbourne for the fourth successive year on Friday, comfortably beating Damir Dzumhur in straight sets.
Cool-headed veterans know how to take care of business under tough conditions and that's exactly what Florian Mayer did in his 7-5, 6-2, 62 victory over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in the third round.
German ninth seed Angelique Kerber's 6-3 6-4 triumph over Alison Riske was much closer than the the scoreline suggests.
Continuing her impressive late-career resurgence, Flavia Pennetta is through to the fourth round at Australian Open 2014 after a 6-1 7-5 victory over German Mona Barthel.