As more players continue to exit, we get closer to naming the 2020 Australian Open champions. These are the Top 5 photos that sum up Thursday's action down under.
Novak Djokovic soared into the Australian Open final and is now just one win away from capturing his eighth title Down Under. In their 50th meeting, Djokovic dismissed Roger Federer, 7-6 (1), 6-4, 6-3, in just over two hours. Federer was battling a groin injury, which he suffered in his previous match against Tennys Sandgren.
Sofia Kenin is living the dream in Melbourne. The 21-year-old fought past world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty 7-6 (6), 7-5, to reach her first Grand Slam final. "I'm so speechless. I honestly can't believe this," Kenin said during her on-court interview.
Australians Heath Davidson and Dylan Alcott defended their doubles title to lift the Australian Open trophy yet again. The duo dismissed Andy Lapthorne and David Wagner 6-4, 6-3, and were joined in the trophy presentation by Alexander Zverev.
Between the heat of the moment and the sizzling temperatures there were a lot of factors that came into play for Garbine Muguruza and Simona Halep. With a final spot on the line, Muguruza squeezed past Halep, 7-6 (8), 7-5, to claim her Melbourne final spot.
Caroline Wozniacki was honored with a special presentation before the ladies semifinals. She made her rounds with press, and returned to Rod Laver Arena for one more spin. Wozniacki retired following her third-round loss to Ons Jabeur.