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Tennis-Back to the future as Federer storms into Melbourne semis

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MELBOURNE Four-times champion Roger Federer continued to roll back the years as he took apart Mischa Zverev 6-1 7-5 6-2 with a clinical display of all-court tennis to reach his 13th Australian Open semi-final in 92 minutes on Tuesday.

Federer picks off Zverev to reach Melbourne semis

MELBOURNE Four-times champion Roger Federer took apart Mischa Zverev 6-1 7-5 6-2 with a clinical display of all-court tennis to reach his 13th Australian Open semi-final in 92 minutes on Tuesday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open 5:06am EST

Fired-up Wawrinka simmers down after Tsonga clash

MELBOURNE Stan Wawrinka dismissed his heated exchange with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga as just the normal tension of a tennis match but was pleased his aggression could drive him to a semi-final berth at the Australian Open on Tuesday.

5:05am EST

Wawrinka wins testy Tsonga clash to reach semis

MELBOURNE Former champion Stan Wawrinka engaged in a war of words with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga before winning the only argument that mattered on Tuesday, storming into the Australian Open semi-finals with a 7-6(2) 6-4 6-3 win over the Frenchman.

3:03am EST

Federer ready to restore order against Zverev

MELBOURNE Seeing world number 50 Mischa Zverev and wildcard Denis Istomin upset the top two players in the world at Melbourne Park shows more players believe they can take shake up the established order and that can only be good for tennis, says Roger Federer.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 23 2017

Djokovic hole gives Dimitrov long-awaited chance

MELBOURNE Grigor Dimitrov reached his first grand slam quarter-final in over two years on Monday by defeating an injury-hampered Denis Istomin 2-6 7-6(2) 6-2 6-1 to end the Uzbek wildcard's fairytale run at the Australian Open.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 23 2017

Serve-and-volley tennis rises from the dust in Melbourne

MELBOURNE It was John McEnroe who summed it up best. "You did it old school," he told Mischa Zverev after the German had beaten Andy Murray on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 23 2017

Melbourne Park carnage as top seeds topple

MELBOURNE The whiff of sporting upset hung around Melbourne Park on Sunday after top seeds Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber were handed stunning defeats in the Australian Open fourth round.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 22 2017

Federer shows iron-man quality to reach quarters

MELBOURNE Roger Federer showed his 35-year-old legs may yet still carry him to a long-awaited 18th grand slam title as he overhauled fifth seed Kei Nishikori in a five-set slog to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 22 2017

World number one Murray downed by Zverev in Melbourne

MELBOURNE Andy Murray's hopes of finally getting his hands on the Australian Open title were ended for another year when the top seed and world number one was tied up in knots and flung out of the fourth round by Mischa Zverev on Sunday.

Sports, 2010 U.S. Open Jan 22 2017
Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a shot to Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic during their match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadows in New York, in this August 31, 2008 file photo.  REUTERS/Jeff Haynes/Files

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