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The men's semifinals bring up a batch of questions which should beryllium answered by the clip some high-profile matches end.

Will Rafael Nadal widen his quest for a grounds 21st Grand Slam singles large successful the lack of the 2 men helium is tied with connected 20 — Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer?

Or volition Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini upset Nadal and proceed his hunt for a archetypal large rubric successful Sunday's final?

Will second-seeded Daniil Medvedev flooded his tiredness from a late-night, 4 hour, 42-minute, five-set triumph implicit Felix Auger-Aliassime and proceed his pursuit of a 2nd consecutive Grand Slam title?

Or volition French Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas yet get past the semifinals successful his 3rd effort astatine Melbourne Park and beforehand to his 2nd large final?

Medvedev bushed Tsitsipas successful the semifinals present past year. Nadal and Berrettini play archetypal successful an day lucifer astatine Rod Laver Arena.


Women's Singles Semifinals: No. 1 Ash Barty bushed Madison Keys 6-1, 6-3; No. 27 Danielle Collins bushed No. 7 Iga Swiatek 6-4, 6-1.

Women's Doubles Semifinals: No. 1 Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova bushed No. 3 Veronika Kudermetova and Elise Mertens 6-2, 6-3; Beatriz Haddad Maia and Anna Danilina bushed No. 2 Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

Men's Doubles Semifinals: Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell bushed No. 2 Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury 6-3, 7-6 (9); Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis bushed No. 3 Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Mixed Doubles Semifinals: Jason Kubler and Jaimee Fourli bushed Gonzalo Escobar and Lucie Hradecka 2-6, 7-6 (2), 10-6; No. 5 Ivan Dodig and Kristina Mladenovic bushed Zhang Shuai and John Peers 1-6, 7-5, 10-2.


42 — Number of years since an Australian pistillate past contested an Australian Open singles final. Ash Barty is the archetypal since Wendy Turnbull successful 1980. Barty is aiming to beryllium the archetypal Australian singles champion present since 1978.


"To play against the No. 1 subordinate successful the satellite successful her ain state - I deliberation that's going to beryllium truly spectacular." — Danielle Collins aft advancing to the women's singles last against top-ranked Ash Barty.