Both ladies top seed Maria Sharapova and former champion Serena Williams won 2nd round matches on Thursday to advance. On the men's side, American Andy Roddick also won.
Serena Williams of the US was knocked out of the Australian Open in the fourth round Monday. Meanwhile, both Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki have moved into the quarterfinals.
Rafael Nadal rival Marcos Daniel is attempting to win his fourth major title in a row — the "Rafa Slam." Daniel saw, ever so briefly, why the top-seeded Nadal is among the best ever in the game.