Gallery: Day five at the Australian Open
We give you a pictorial of the fifth day’s action at the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne.
Rafa Nadal made quick work of his encounter with Bosnia’s Damir Dzumhur, cruising into the next round in under two hours.
Grigor Dimitrov was also a happy man after his 6-3 4-6 6-4 6-4 win over Andrey Rublev.
Kyle Edmund, meanwhile, recovered from a mid-match slump as the temperature hit 39C to beat Georgia’s Nikoloz Basilashvili 7-6 (7-0) 3-6 4-6 6-0 7-5.
Nick Kyrgios set up a mouthwatering fourth-round clash against Grigor Dimitrov after digging deep to beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in four sets.
Diego Schwartzman beat Alexandr Dolgopolov in four sets to set up a match with Nadal on Sunday.
15-year-old Marta Kostyuk’s remarkable run is over, as she lost to compatriot Elina Svitolina, but it was smiles all round at the end.
Alize Cornet took a medical timeout and had her pulse and blood pressure checked after reporting dizzy spells in her defeat to Elise Mertens.
Sixth-seed Marin Cilic beat Ryan Harrison in straight sets, though did need two tie-breakers.
There was some royalty in the crowd enjoying the action too, as the Fresh Prince dropped by to watch the Kyrgios/Tsonga match.
Jelena Ostapenko was in celebratory mood after beating Anett Kontaveit.
Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to lingering injury
The world number three said her “hamstring is still sore so I won’t have enough time to prepare for the clay”.
Coronavirus surge forces further restrictions on Roland Garros spectator numbers for French Open
Only 5,000 fans a day permitted.
Johanna Konta bagels Begu to march impressively into third round at Italian Open
The British number into round three.
‘I feel comfortable on clay, I always have,’ says Simona Halep as she targets Roland Garros repeat
Romanian happy to be back.
Novak Djokovic confirms he has spoken to ATP as he pushes ahead with Players Association plans
Serb says PTPA is misunderstood.
‘It was a great match – I am thrilled,’ says Jannik Sinner after youngster downs Stefanos Tsitsipas
Youngster making inroads.
Fed Cup rebranded as the Billie Jean King Cup to recognise legend’s trailblazing role in tennis
The historic competition has a new name.