Australian Open

Novak Djokovic, the top-seeded player at the Australian Open, eliminated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic from the grand slam tournament Tuesday in Melbourne, Australia. Enlarge photo

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Novak Djokovic, the top-seeded player at the Australian Open, eliminated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic from the grand slam tournament Tuesday in Melbourne, Australia.

MELBOURNE, Australia

A look at the ninth day of the Australian Open tennis championships Tuesday.

Weather: Mostly sunny, high of 79. There’s a chance of morning showers today, high of 79.

Attendance: Day session, 21,781. Night session, 16,502. Total, 38.283.

Winners: Quarterfinals, men’s singles – No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 4 David Ferrer. Women’s singles – No. 2 Maria Sharapova, No. 6 Li Na.

Losers: Quarterfinals, men’s singles – No. 5 Tomas Berdych, No. 10 Nicolas Almagro. Women’s singles – No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 19 Ekaterina Makaraova. Women’s doubles quarterfinals – Serena and Venus Williams.

Stat of the Day: 13 – number of consecutive career victories by Ferrer over his Davis Cup teammate Almagro.

Quote of the Day: “It was miracle I won,” Ferrer said on his comeback from two sets down to win after Almagro had served three times for the match.

Playing Today: Quarterfinals – No. 2 Roger Federer vs. No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 3 Andy Murray vs. Jeremy Chardy; No. 1 Victoria Azarenka vs. Svetlana Kuznetsova, No. 3 Serena Williams vs. No. 29 Sloane Stephens.

Associated Press