Federer seeks retribution against Safin
If the Roger Federer-Marat Safin clash is in any way tantamount to their epic battle that unfolded in Melbourne Park in 2005, expect nothing less than fireworks.
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Here's a look at some notable matches on Day 5 of the Australian Open:
Roger Federer (2) vs. Marat Safin (26): Memories are made of this.
Federer approaches behind a serve aimed at Safin's acclaimed backhand, and the Russian counters low, cross court. Federer impressively stretches by putting his volley in play with a floater landing near the baseline. Safin uncorks a forehand, and the Swiss again stretches to retrieve, this time doing even ...
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2009 AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Women's singles: Serena Williams, United States
Rafael Nadal, Spain
Men's doubles: Bob and Mike Bryan, United States
Women's doubles: Serena and Venus Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Sania Mirza and Mahesh Bhupathi, India
Official scoreboard: Scores
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