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Follow live: Bacsinszky forces decider vs. Gavrilova

Home favourite Daria Gavrilova faces No. 12 seed Timea Bacsinszky before Grigor Dimitrov wraps up Saturday's Australian Open action against Richard Gasquet. Earlier, there were wins for Rafa Nadal and Serena Williams.

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The 37-year-old's results and number of aces (75 in the first round) would strongly suggest that nothing is slowing Dr. Ivo down. Not even his age.

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With Novak Djokovic already out, Andy Murray is favoured to finally land the Australian Open crown. Find out whom he'll have to beat to lift the trophy.

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Rise and shine fans, we've got plenty of tennis left for you. No.12 seed Bacsinszky battles back to push 3R match w/Gavrilova to a decider.

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🚨 Upset Alert 🚨 19yo Ostapenko (the only remaining teenager in the draw) wins the opening set off world No.5 Pliskova 6-4. #AusOpen

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Rafael Nadal pulls through in a difficult five-set test against Alexander Zverev to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open. Afterward, Rafa was genuinely impressed with his opponent: "Everybody knows how good Alexander is. He's the future of our sport, and the present also."