The 9th day of the tournament held in Melbourne was completed with the 4th round matches played in the evening session.

Two-time grand slam champion Alcaraz won 3-0 against Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic, ranked 60th in the world, in sets of 6-4, 6-4 and 6-0.

Zverev, the semi-finalist of 2020 at the Australian Open, continued on his way by beating Great Britain's Cameron Norrie (No. 19 seed) 3-2 (7-5, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6). Zverev is Alcaraz's opponent in the quarterfinals.


In the women's singles, China's Qinwen Zheng (12) beat French Oceane Dodin, ranked 95th in the world, 2-0 in straight sets 6-0 and 6-3.

Russian Anna Kalinskaya, ranked 75th in the rankings, defeated Italian Jasmine Paolini (26) 2-0 in sets ending 6-4 and 6-2 and paired with Zheng in the quarterfinals.