Second seed at the Australian Open and Britain’s top singles player overcame a fighting David Ferrer to book a semi-final berth at the Australian Open. It will not be an easy match for Andy Murray when he enters the court against Milos Raonic, who has already registered a major upset in the fourth round defeating Stan Wawrinka.
Mirza-Hingis in finals, Andy Murray in final four
Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis registered yet another comfortable victory in the semi-final. Now, they will face the Czech pair of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka for the crown. The top seed defeated Julia Georges and Karolina Pliskova in the semi-final. Mirza-Hingis overpowered their 13th seeded opponents beating them 6-1, 6-0.
Andy Murray played David Ferrer in the quarter-final match. In a classic four-set thriller between the two second seed Murray emerged victorious. After Murray took the first set 6-3, Ferrer made a comeback winning the next set fighting till the very end. He won 7-6 (7-5) and equalised with one set each. But the Brit did not want to take any chances upping his gears winning the next two sets 6-2, 6-3 to win the match and make his way to the final four.
Roger Federer faces Novak Djokovic in semi
The former world no. 1 Roger Federer will lock horns against the current world no. 1 at the Australian Open in the men’s singles semi-final. While Serena Williams will take-on Agnieszka Radwanska in the women’s singles semi-final and 7th seed Angelique Kerber will face unseeded Johanna Konta in the other semi-final.