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Who also is still on in the AO 2019

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The Australian Grand Slam is moving nearer to finals territory with the Round of 16 in the books and quarterfinal matches set for the coming days. While major favorites like Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are still alive, Melbourne saw Roger Federer and Simona Halep depart on back-to-back days, marking the increased loss of both Women's Tennis Association's No. 1 and the two-time defending men's champion.
Halep, on the other hand, entered her anticipated match with No. 16 Serena Williams, the reigning US Open runner-up and seven-time Australian Open up champ, in full acknowledgment that her No. 1 seeding didn't necessarily equate to Williams' lifelong resume. And despite strong perform on her end, the reigning French Roland Garros champion finished up proving herself correct, falling to Serena after Williams saved three break factors to carry for 3-all in their match's third arranged. With Halep knocked out, Williams is positioned to go after her 24th Grand Slam title still, which would tie an all-period record.
Djokovic had little trouble with No. 15 Daniil Medvedev. Ditto for No. 2 Rafael Nadal with Tomas Berdych. But Federer, the oldest guy left in the field, saw his expectations of a third direct Australian Open name go down the drain after failing to convert some of his 12 break-point opportunities against No. 14 Stefanos Tsitsipas, who's advanced to defend myself against No. 22 Roberto Bautista Agut at Rod Laver Arena. The 20-year-outdated Tsitsipas became the 1st participant from Greece to attain a major quarterfinal, but maybe even more prominently, he turns into the first participant to knock out the 37-year-outdated Federer in Melbourne since 2016.

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