MELBOURNE (Sporting Alert) — All eyes will be at Rod Laver Arena, where World No. 1 and top seed Rafa Nadal of Spain will take on Switzerland’s sixth-seed Roger Federer in the second semi-final of the Australian Open men’s singles on Friday.
Rod Laver Arena (Day 12) (Doubles TBA/Womens Doubles Championship)
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The winner of this contest will take on No. 8 seed Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) who defeated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-7 (1), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4), on Thursday to reach his first ever his first Grand Slam final.
Also in action on the main court on Friday is the Women’s double’s final between No. 1 Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci of Italy against Russia’s No. 3 seed Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina.
Rod Laver Arena
Not before 0300 GMT
Women’s double’s final 1-Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci (Italy) v 3-Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina (Russia)
Men’s single’s semi-final 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) v 6-Roger Federer (Switzerland)