Summary of Australian Open Day 5 in Pics
My daily photo summary continues as the temps in Australia get higher and the matches in Melbourne Park become even more thrilling and close.
We’re almost reached the first weekend of the first Grand Slam of the year, can you believe it?!
Here is a look at the fifth day of the Australian Open 2012 action in pics, with the main favorites safely passing through.
In the last Australian Open in her career, Belgian tennis superstar Kim Clijsters is determined to become two-times champion.
Caroline Wozniacki in search for a way to win her first Grand Slam title and retain No. 1 in women’s ranking.
JJ won her match against Christina McHale, and will now try to stop Caroline.
Victoria Azarenka is by far one of the toughest contenders for the title this year.
Julia “Gorgeous” Goerges will play against Agnieszka Radwanska in the third round.
Rafael Nadal, who won Australian Open in 2009, will face best friend Feliciano Lopes after an entertaining match against Lucas Lacko of Slovakia.
Juan Martin Del Potro is looking more and more like the player he used to be in 2009. Roger Beware!
Bernard Tomic proved he is the brightest hope for Australian tennis, with huge 5-set wins over Fernando Verdasco and Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Pain of the day: Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain fell, injuring her right ankle severely during her match against Na Li.