Murray, Blake ousted; Nadal advances
MELBOURNE, Australia -- The top seeds had been rolling along at the Australian Open, but Fernando Verdasco had something to say about that.
In a five-set marathon on Monday, the 14th seed beat No. 4 Andy Murray 2-6, 6-1, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4. Heading into the fourth-round match, the 21-year-old Murray of Great Britain hadn't lost a set.
Verdasco, a 25-year-old left-hander, used a blistering first serve to advance into the quarterfinals. Murray had built a reputation as a killer when it came ...
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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
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