Gallery: An action-packed day 10 at the 2019 Australian Open

Kei Nishikori medical timeout

It was another intriguing day at the Australian Open, as the likes of Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, and Naomi Osaka contested the remaining quarter-finals.

It didn’t take Naomi Osaka long to reduce Elina Svitolina to her knees in the first match of the day.
Elina Svitolina on kneesAnd, indeed, it wasn’t long before a medical timeout was needed.
Elina Svitolina medical time-outNot that a typically ruthless Naomi Osaka was bothered, though.
Naomi Osaka concentrating

Next up it was Serena Williams and Karolina Pliskova’s turn…
Serena Williams standing

The sun was a definite factor in the match, with Williams especially struggling to deal with it early on.
Serena Williams sun in eyes

As did an ankle injury Serena sustained when on the brink of victory.
Serena Williams dejected

But Karolina Pliskova didn’t care much as she staged an incredible comeback to win the match.
Karolina Pliskova celebrates

The shadow of, we think, Lucas Pouille. Actually we are 100% sure it is the Frenchman.
Lucas Pouille shadow

Milos Raonic found life tough against Pouille.
Milos Raonic in action

That winning feeling for Pouille.
Lucas Pouille celebrates victory

Novak Djokovic in all his glory on Rod Laver Arena.
Novak Djokovic backhand

It was a difficult evening for Kei Nishikori as he needed treatment on his leg.
Kei Nishikori receives treatment

Unfortunately Nishikori had to throw in the towel.

Kei Nishikori medical timeout

It means Djokovic is into his 34th Grand Slam semi-final.
Novak Djokovic interview

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