Australian Open – Day 10 Men’s Notes

Quarterfinals Top Half – Featured matches

No. 1 Rafael Nadal (ESP) v No. 7 David Ferrer (ESP)
No. 5 Andy Murray (GBR) v Alexandr Dolgopolov (UKR)

On court today…

  • 2 of the 3 male players to reach this year’s quarterfinals without dropping a set are in action today. Murray, who has dropped the fewest games in reaching the last 8, and Nadal are looking to go one stage further than Stanislas Wawrinka, who was the other man to advance to the quarterfinals without dropping a set, but who lost to Roger Federer on Tuesday.
  • Dolgopolov is bidding to become the first man since Nicolas Escude in 1998 to reach the semifinals on his debut at Melbourne Park. At 22 years 2 months, the Ukrainian is also the youngest man through to the quarterfinals here.
  • The match between No. 1 Nadal and No. 7 Ferrer is an all-Spanish clash – the 2nd one-nation quarterfinal here following the all-Swiss encounter between No. 2 Federer and No. 19 Wawrinka on Tuesday.
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