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Highlights: Day seven at the Australian Open

Tennis – Australian Open – Fourth Spherical – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 26, 2020 – Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova celebrates successful her fit towards Greece’s Maria Sakkari. REUTERS/Edgar Su

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Highlights of the 7th day on the Australian Open, the primary Grand Slam match of the yr, on Sunday (occasions AEDT; GMT+11):

1531 RAONIC MOWS DOWN CILIC

Canadian Milos Raonic despatched down 35 aces as he blasted previous Marin Cilic 6-Four 6-Three 7-Five in a gathering of 2 gamers who each reached a career-high score of quantity 3 however have since dropped out of the highest 30.

1433 KVITOVA RALLIES PAST SAKKARI

Czech 7th seed Petra Kvitova misplaced a decent opening set to Greek Maria Sakkari however the 2019 runner-up recovered to win 6-7(Four) 6-Three 6-2 and succeed in the quarter-finals at Melbourne Park.

“I simply saved enjoying. I knew it will be a truly tricky fit… I needed to combat laborious… my serving sport truly helped,” Kvitova mentioned.

1100 DOUBLES PLAY UNDERWAY BEFORE SINGLES TAKES OVER

Play within the doubles competitions started on time at the outer courts with fourth spherical singles motion no longer because of get started earlier than 12 pm (0100 GMT) with 7th seed Petra Kvitova first up on Rod Laver Area.

There will have to be no disruptions to play with out a likelihood of rain and a excessive of 27 Celsius (80.6 Fahrenheit) anticipated.

Compiled through Greg Stutchbury and Shrivathsa Sridhar; Modifying through Peter Rutherford

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