Australian Open Glance, 1st Ld-Writethru
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.
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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