Australian Open - Novak Djokovic survives mini-meltdown to subdue Denis Shapovalov

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Raonic, who got to the Australian Open semi-finals in 2016 before losing to Andy Murray, will next face France's Pierre-Hugues Herbert who beat last year's semi-finalist Hyung Cheon of South Korea.

He was too good again for France's Tsonga, who he beat in the 2008 final, rolling through 6-3, 7-5, 6-4.

Novak Djokovic extended his Grand Slam winning streak against lefthanders with a 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 win over Denis Shapovalov on Saturday in the third round of the Australian Open.

Shapovalov, 19, won five games in a row to go into a fourth set.

The Canadian's ambition was encapsulated by an attempted tweener at 0-2 in the third set - but Djokovic dismissively swatted it away to underline the gulf in class between the pair. In the victory, Djokovic won 74 percent of his first serve points and 69 percent of his second serve points.

Williams is bidding to match Margaret Court's record of 24 Grand Slam crowns, and win an eighth in Australia, on her first return to Melbourne Park since lifting the trophy in 2017 while pregnant.

Djokovic will enter the match as a clear favourite.

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Djokovic plays Denis Shapovalov of Canada in round three in what has the hallmarks of an engrossing match.

Although he moved into a 4-1 lead, he still seemed slightly unsettled and Shapovalov took full advantage.

"I think there was no sense to turn on the lights on the court at 5pm when we have another four hours of daylight".

It came after Raonic had two tough opening matches with Nick Kyrgios and 2014 champion Stan Wawrinka.

Then he lost two finals, he looks exhausted in Paris and London, but just in the final, I do not know why.

"I know people will say "why on earth has it been unexpected? he's the best player in the world".

The fourth-seeded Osaka got a warning from the umpire for smashing her racket onto the court in the first set and was down a break in the second before gaining control of the match.

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