Australian Open Glance, 1st Ld-Writethru

Updated: January 22, 2013, 7:12 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- A look at the ninth day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Tuesday:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 79. Wednesday Forecast: Chance of morning showers, high of 79.

ATTENDANCE: Day session: 21,781. Night: 16,502. Total: 38.283.

WINNERS: Quarterfinals: Men's singles: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 4 David Ferrer. Women's singles: No. 2 Maria Sharapova, No. 6 Li Na.

LOSERS: Quarterfinals: Men's singles: No. 5 Tomas Berdych, No. 10 Nicolas Almagro. Women's singles: No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 19 Ekaterina Makaraova. Women's doubles quarterfinals: Serena and Venus Williams.

STAT OF THE DAY: 13: number of consecutive career wins by Ferrer over his Davis Cup teammate Almagro.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "It was miracle I won." -- Ferrer on his comeback from two sets down to win after Almagro had served three times for the match.

PLAYING WEDNESDAY: Singles Quarterfinals: No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Jeremy Chardy; No. 1 Victoria Azarenka vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 3 Serena Williams vs. No. 29 Sloane Stephens.


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