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.
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