Australian Open

Day 4 of the Australian Open, No. 3 Andy Murray beat Joao Sousa in a second-round match Thursday in Melbourne, Australia. Enlarge photo

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Day 4 of the Australian Open, No. 3 Andy Murray beat Joao Sousa in a second-round match Thursday in Melbourne, Australia.

MELBOURNE, Australia – A look at the fourth day of the Australian Open tennis championships Thursday:

Weather: Sunny with a high temperature of 106 degrees.

Friday’s Forecast: Cool overnight change, high of 77.

Attendance: Day session – 35,711; night session – 19,960; total – 55,671.

Winners: Men’s singles – No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 6 Juan Martin del Potro, No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 9 Richard Gasquet, No. 12 Marin Cilic, No. 13 Milos Raonic, No. 14 Gilles Simon, No. 17 Philipp Kohlschreiber, No. 21 Andreas Seppi. Women’s singles – No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, No. 3 Serena Williams, No. 10 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 14 Maria Kirilenko, No. 16 Roberta Vinci, No. 20 Yanina Wickmayer, No. 29 Sloane Stephens.

Losers: Men’s singles – No. 25 Florian Mayer, No. 30 Marcel Granollers. Women’s singles – No. 8 Petra Kvitova, No. 17 Lucie Safarova, No. 21 Varvara Lepchenko, No. 26 Hsieh Su-wei.

Stat of the Day: 23 – number of double faults, including three on match point, by Gael Monfils in his five-set win over Lu Yen-hsun.

Quote of the Day: “I wanted to finish with an ace so I wouldn’t have to play the point,’ a tired Monfils said on his finish-at-all-costs approach to his match against Lu.

Playing Friday: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 4 David Ferrer; No. 2 Maria Sharapova, No. 6 Li Na, No. 26 Venus Williams.

Associated Press