Serena Williams is the woman to beat, but the first-round meeting between Victoria Azarenka and Sloane Stephens leaps out of the draw.
Alix Ramsay looks back at Day 6 of the Australian Open, where stars became snappers and American Steve Johnson discovered he was big Down Under.
Ekaterina Makarova went into her AO quarterfinal against third seed Simona Halep relatively unheralded. She emerged with a thumping victory and a semifinal place.
Third seed Simona Halep played the big points perfectly against Yanina Wickmayer to make her second straight Australian Open quarterfinal.
Romanian third seed Simona Halep has moved into the fourth round, serving it out on her second opportunity 6-4 7-5 against American Bethanie Mattek-Sands.
World No.3 Simona Halep never let Jarmila Gajdosova settle on Wednesday night, romping to a straight-sets second-round win for the loss of four games.
In his final major as a teenager, Nick Kyrgios has ridden a wave of emotion to the quarterfinals - where an older, wiser Andy Murray awaits.
Teen tyros Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios lit up Melbourne Park on Day 1 of Australian Open 2015; can they back up on Wednesday after surviving stern five-set tests?
Simona Halep’s diverse game offers something different at the top of women’s tennis; can it take her all the way to a maiden Grand Slam title?
Ekaterina Makarova d Simona Halep 6-4 6-0.
Simona Halep d Yanina Wickmayer 6-4 6-2
Simona Halep d Bethanie Mattek-Sands 6-4 7-5
Simona Halep d Jarmila Gajdosova 6-2 6-2
Simona Halep pre-tournament interview