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Australian Open: Day 7 highlights

Highlights of Sunday’s seventh day of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times GMT):


Unseeded American Danielle Collins earned the biggest win of her career, beating second seed and 2016 champion Angelique Kerber 6-0 6-2 to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final.

Barty reaches Melbourne quarters with win over Sharapova

Kvitova back in the Grand Slam big time

Serena consoles Ukrainian teen after sailing into last 16

Agitated Djokovic regains calm to see off Shapovalov challenge

Top seed Halep marches on with clinical win over Venus

Osaka survives Hsieh scare to reach fourth round

World number one Halep geared up for best player Serena

Zverev cruises past Bolt to move into fourth round

Last Australian men’s player slumps out of home Grand Slam

Nishikori beats Sousa to move into fourth round

Osaka saves the plaudits for mentor Evert

Not so fast, Roger. Federer blocked by Australian Open security

Tsitsipas leads ‘Next Gen’ charge against Federer

Australian Open order of play on Sunday


Australian number one Ashleigh Barty rode a wave of crowd support to edge former world number one Maria Sharapova 4-6 6-1 6-4 at Rod Laver Arena in a tense fourth round clash.

Barty, bidding to become the first home winner of the Australian Open since Chris O’Neil in 1978, will face twice Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova in her first Grand Slam quarter-final.


Eighth seed Petra Kvitova has reached her first Australian Open quarter-final since 2012 after a commanding win over American youngster Amanda Anisimova.

The Czech struck 18 winners to win 6-2 6-1 in just 59 minutes.

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