Melbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) – Third-seeded Rafael Nadal punched
his ticket into the Australian Open quarterfinals with an easy victory over
Nadal was tested in the first set but ultimately prevailed 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 over
the South African.
Seventh-seeded Tomas Berdych also advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-2,
7-6 (7-3), 6-2 win over Bernard Tomic.
Also in action, sixth-seeded Andy Murray is playing 10th-seeded Grigor
Dimitrov, while Andreas Seppi of Italy is trying to build off his upset win
over Roger Federer in a meeting with Aussie Nick Kyrgios.