A. Kerber d. A. Riske 6-3 6-4
D. Ferrer d. J. Chardy 6-2 7-6(5) 6-2
S. Williams d. D. Hantuchova 6-3 6-3
N. Li d. L. Safarova 1-6 7-6(2) 6-3
A fast start proved to be the difference as Casey Dellacqua put Jie Zheng to the sword to reach her first Australian Open fourth round since 2008 with a 6-2 6-4 result.
China's world No.3 seed Li Na has survived a match point to fend off Czech Lucie Safarova 1-6 7-6(2) 6-3 on Hisense Arena to book a fourth round berth at Australian Open 2014.
Cool-headed veterans know how to take care of business under tough conditions and that's exactly what Florian Mayer did in his 7-5, 6-2, 62 victory over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz in the third round.
Aussie Sam Stosur will be the first to tell you how much a few wins under the belt will do for a player's confidence going into their home Grand Slam event.
German ninth seed Angelique Kerber's 6-3 6-4 triumph over Alison Riske was much closer than the the scoreline suggests.
Billie Jean King's Battle of the Sexes victory 40 years ago is now the subject of an acclaimed documentary being exclusively screened tonight at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image in Melbourne.
Continuing her impressive late-career resurgence, Flavia Pennetta is through to the fourth round at Australian Open 2014 after a 6-1 7-5 victory over German Mona Barthel.
You can’t beat a good local story and when the home grown players are doing well, the Melbourne Park cheers can be heard all the way to Darwin.
It’s hard to imagine a player whose coach once locked him in a storage cupboard for lack of effort could rise to have among the game’s most revered work ethics, but David Ferrer did just that.