01 October, 2014 / Zilhaj 5, 1435

Australian Open: Day 6

Roger Federer was in no mood to let a trend develop after the first real upsets of the week at the Australian Open tennis on Saturday and slapped down local upstart Bernard Tomic with authority to reach the fourth round. Serena Williams and Andy Murray never looked like losing sometimes challenging contests earlier in the day but defending champion and world number one Victoria Azarenka had a closer call and was forced to dig deep for her victory.

Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne (R) and British actress Elizabeth Hurley speak as Switzerland's Roger Federer plays during his men's singles match against Australia's Bernard Tomic. -Photo by AFP
Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne (R) and British actress Elizabeth Hurley speak as Switzerland's Roger Federer plays during his men's singles match against Australia's Bernard Tomic. -Photo by AFP
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a return to Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine during their women's singles match. -Photo by Reuters
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a return to Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine during their women's singles match. -Photo by Reuters
Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a backhand return to Australia's Bernard Tomic. -Photo by AP
Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a backhand return to Australia's Bernard Tomic. -Photo by AP
Federer serves to Australia's Bernard Tomic during their third round match. -Photo by AP
Federer serves to Australia's Bernard Tomic during their third round match. -Photo by AP
Mirka Federer, wife of Roger Federer of Switzerland, takes pictures with her camera during his men's singles match against Bernard Tomic of Australia. -Photo by Reuters
Mirka Federer, wife of Roger Federer of Switzerland, takes pictures with her camera during his men's singles match against Bernard Tomic of Australia. -Photo by Reuters
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates after defeating Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis in their third round match. -Photo by AP
Britain's Andy Murray celebrates after defeating Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis in their third round match. -Photo by AP
A match official walks on court. -Photo by Reuters
A match official walks on court. -Photo by Reuters
France's Gilles Simon (R) embraces compatriot Gael Monfils after victory in his men's singles match on the sixth day of the Australian Open. -Photo by AFP
France's Gilles Simon (R) embraces compatriot Gael Monfils after victory in his men's singles match on the sixth day of the Australian Open. -Photo by AFP
Sloane Stephens of the US makes a backhand return to Britain's Laura Robson during their third round match. -Photo by AP
Sloane Stephens of the US makes a backhand return to Britain's Laura Robson during their third round match. -Photo by AP
Supporters of Australia's Bernard Tomic pose for photographers as they cheer him on while watching his third round match against Switzerland's Roger Federer on a giant screen outside the Rod Laver Arena. -Photo by AP
Supporters of Australia's Bernard Tomic pose for photographers as they cheer him on while watching his third round match against Switzerland's Roger Federer on a giant screen outside the Rod Laver Arena. -Photo by AP
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France celebrates defeating Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia in their men's singles match. -Photo by Reuters
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France celebrates defeating Blaz Kavcic of Slovenia in their men's singles match. -Photo by Reuters

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