Third seed Novak Djokovic continued his quest for a second Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 7-6(5), 6-1 victory over sixth-seeded Czech Tomas Berdych in 2 hours and 31 minutes on Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open for the second time in his career.
Australian Open 2008 champion Novak Djokovic has overpowered Spain’s Nicolas Almagro in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 6-0 in 1 hour and 44 minutes to progress to his fourth successive quarter-finals in Melbourne.
After his third round match with Troicki, Nole was given a ballroom dancing lesson on an outside court in Melbourne Park by "Dancing with the Stars" television celebrity Kim Johnson. Fans were thrilled with his dancing skills, and he once again proved that he is one of the most popular players and showmen nowadays.
Rafa, Roger, Nole and other top tennis players took part in exhibition matches in front of 15,000 spectators at a packed Rod Laver Arena on the eve of the Australian Open to raise money for victims of the devastating floods in Australia.
The three best ranked players in the world, Rafa, Roger and Nole, will headline a charity event for the victims of the horrible flooding in Queensland.