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Cibulkova ends unseeded Azarenka’s run at Australian Open

Venus Williams of the U.S. reacts to a lost point to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Williams sisters are back in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam, and neither one is there just to watch.

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Sharapova, Bouchard into quarterfinals at Australian Open

Andy Murray of Britain celebrates after defeating Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against Andy Murray at Melbourne Park.

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2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

Serena Williams of the U.S. makes a forehand return to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams loves having Venus back to keep her company in the second week of a Grand Slam, and credits her older sister with giving her the motivation to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open.

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Serena, Venus Williams into 4th round at Australian Open

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates a point won against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic fine-tuned his voice and his game at the Australian Open on Saturday, advancing to the fourth round with a straight-sets win over Fernando Verdasco and then urging the crowd of 15,000 to sing Happy Birthday to his mother back home.

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Looking back: Federer’s Aussie Open over after loss to Seppi

Roger Federer of Switzerland, right, walks away from Andreas Seppi of Italy, at the end of their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer will look back on it and wonder, just as he did on court, why he just watched as Andreas Seppi went down the line and ended his streak of reaching the Australian Open semifinals for 11 consecutive years.

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