A day after earning the biggest win of her career, American teenager Sloane Stephens faces another massive challenge when she meets defending champion Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday.
Transforming trailblazer Li Na from a hot-headed one-Slam wonder into a cold-blooded winner of multiple major titles is the end game for coach Carlos Rodriguez.
After making the semifinals of a Grand Slam for the first time in 18 months, Li Na has become the happy, humorous Chinese ace of the courts again.
Federer delivered a lesson to the next generation at the Australian Open, extending his record to a 35th consecutive grand slam quarter-final after Serena set up a clash with her would-be successor.
Li Na leads Radwanska 7-5 in Melbourne quarters first set.
Victoria Azarenka returned to her merciless best with a crushing win over Russian Elena Vesnina to make the Australian Open quarterfinals on Monday.
Novak Djokovic once had a reputation for wilting when the physical strain became too much - not anymore.
South Korean youngster Lee Duck-hee dreams of life at the top of the tennis world. It is a dream shared by elite junior players the world over, but what makes Lee different is that he is deaf.
Silencing the voices of doubt that plague Li Na's mind has been mission impossible at times for coaches and her husband Jiang Shan, but the 30-year-old appears to have found harmony on and off the court.
Moments of the 7th day at Australian Open
A teary Stanislas Wawrinka was adamant there was nothing more he could have done to beat Novak Djokovic after going down to the defending champion in a late-night thriller at the Australian Open on Sunday.
China's top player Li Na reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinals in one year and a half here on Sunday with a 7-6, 6-1 win over German 18th seed Julia Goerges.