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Mertens, who trains at Kim Clijsters' academy, was ranked No. 36 to begin the year when she won the WTA Hobart title, and took that momentum into Melbourne. The 22-year-old failed to close out the first set serving at 5-2, but got the job done serving at 5-4. Show More Summary
One men's semifinal is set at the Australian Open.
Rafael Nadal leaves Melbourne injured.
Four semifinal berths are up for grabs Tuesday at the Australian Open.
Madison Keys and Angie Kerber also set up a blockbuster quarterfinal meeting after the No. 17-seeded Keys upset No. 8 Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2, and the No. 21-seeded Kerber came from a set down to beat Su-Wei Hsieh 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.
Novak Djokovic is out of the Australian Open, and may be out for much longer.
Tournament favorites Roger Federer and Angelique Kerber are in action Monday at the Australian Open.
Wozniacki is picking up straight away from 2017 when she had the most match wins on tour, challenged for the No. 1 ranking and won the year-end WTA championships.
Rafael Nadal has won his last 11 matches in Grand Slam play.
A recap of the first week at the Australian Open and a look ahead.
Rafael Nadal and a match between uber-talents Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios open the fourth round at the Australian Open.
"I'm just so happy it's 2018 and not 2017 anymore," said Kerber, seeded No. 21 after a disastrous 2017 campaign. "I learnt a lot from the last 24 months. Everybody who knows me knows I never give up, I always come back."
The third round wrapped up at the Australian Open on Saturday.
It's a blockbuster Saturday at the Australian Open.
"Right now I'm playing with house money, nothing to lose," Wozniacki said, referring to her previous match after coming back from 1-5 down in the final set.
Rafael Nadal looks really, really good right now.
Seeds finally meet seeds Friday at the Australian Open
Who survived the heat Thursday at the Australian Open?
Players turning in upsets in the heat were Taipei's Su-Wei Hsieh stunning No. 3 Garbine Muguruza 7-6(1), 6-4, unheralded American Bernarda Pera defeating No. 9 Johanna Konta 6-4, 7-5, Sharapova ousting No. 14 Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 7-6(4), Japan's Naomi Osaka beating No. Show More Summary
The second round concludes with a loaded Thursday schedule feating Federer, Djokovic, Halep, Kerber and Sharapova.