In brushing aside Garbine Muguruza in straight sets on Monday night, Agnieszka Radwanska advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals for a fourth consecutive year.
An expected thriller on Monday night was all one-way traffic, Roger Federer dismantling Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in straight sets to advance to a quarterfinal with Andy Murray.
It will go into the books as a straight-sets win, but Rafael Nadal’s marathon 7-6(3) 7-5 7-6(3) victory over Kei Nishikori on Monday was as tough as it was impressive.
Andy Murray may have lost a set on Monday – and a racquet in the process – but the fourth seed regrouped to end the fairytale run of lucky loser Stephane Robert and book a quarterfinal berth.
Women's 11th seed Simona Halep is continuing her meteoric rise, ousting Jelena Jankovic 6-4 3-6 6-0 on Monday to secure a last eight spot at Australian Open 2014.
Ask some of the greats of the game who’ll win the men’s singles title at Melbourne Park this year, and their answers might just surprise you.
Never let it be said that the competitive fire does not burn bright in Victoria Azarenka. Anyone who had cast an eye over her fourth round 6-3 6-2 thumping of Sloane Stephens would have gathered that she does not take prisoners.
Dominika Cibulkova has advanced to her first Australian Open quarterfinal by surprising Maria Sharapova in three sets at Rod Laver Arena on Monday.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga exploded into the public’s consciousness in Melbourne six years ago; on Monday night, he becomes foe to friend Roger Federer as they battle for a quarterfinal berth.
Last year in Melbourne, Simona Halep went home meekly after winning just two games; 12 months later, she’s showing her breakthrough 2013 was no fluke by reaching the last 16.
He’s been one of the under-the-radar stories of Australian Open 2014, and no matter the result against Andy Murray on Monday, Stephane Robert will leave Melbourne happy.
Sloane Stephens’ commitment to remaining calm and composed will surely be tested on Monday, when she comes up against Victoria Azarenka a year after their much-discussed semifinal in Melbourne.