2012 Australian Open – Day 10 Men’s Notes
- January 24, 2012
DAY 10 MEN’S NOTES - Wednesday 25 January | Quarterfinals Top Half
(via ITF Communications)
No. 1 Novak Djokovic (SRB) v No. 5 David Ferrer (ESP)
No. 4 Andy Murray (GBR) v No. 24 Kei Nishikori (JPN)
• The Top 5 seeds have taken their allotted places in the quarterfinals here. It is the just the 3rd time that the Top 5 seeds have made it through to the last 8 at Melbourne Park in the Open Era and the first time since 1983.
• Andy Murray and David Ferrer are the only 2 men through to the quarterfinals who have won a warm-up event. Murray won his 22nd career title at Brisbane and Ferrer won his 12th career title at Auckland prior to coming here. Roger Federer was the last man to win a warm-up event before claiming the title here, winning 2006 Doha.