With back-to-back, straight-set victories, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic moved closer to a semifinal showdown that would be a rematch of the final last year, when Murray beat Djokovic to become the first British man since 1936 to win Wimbledon.
Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor, who won the Wimbledon mixed doubles title last year, fended off all five break points they faced and broke the Mirza-Tecau combination four times in the 58-minute match.
Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland beat an injured Rafael Nadal of Spain Sunday, to win the Australian Open and his first Grand Slam. He is the first man in 21 years to beat the No. 1 and No. 2 ranked players en route to a Grand Slam title.
Victoria Azarenka, the world's No. 2 ranked female tennis player, will face world champion Serena Williams in an exhibition match in Bangkok, followed by the real thing at the Brisbane International, in preparation for the Australian Open.