Gallery: The story from day four at the Australian Open

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We give you a pictorial of the fourth day’s action at the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne.

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic beat the conditions and Gael Monfils on Thursday.

Frenchman Monfils certainly felt the heat as he needed treatment.

Former champion Maria Sharapova’s comeback continues as she beat fellow Russian Anastasija Sevastova in the second round.

Two-time Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza‘s desperate attempts were not enough as she crashed out against Su-Wei Hsieh.

French veteran Julien Benneteau sealed his win over David Goffin with a kiss.

Fifth seed Dominic Thiem had to come from two sets down to beat American Denis Kudla.

Former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro also claimed a battling win over Karen Khachanov.

British No 1 Johanna Konta is down and out after losing against world No 123 Bernarda Pera.

Birthday girl Angelique Kerber was way too strong for Donna Vekic.

Eugenie Bouchard made for pretty pictures, but she won’t be in the third round.

Defending champion Roger Federer is still on course to win a 20th Grand Slam title.

But Stan Wawrinka won’t be adding to his 2014 title, well not this year anyway.

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