- Associated Press - Friday, January 24, 2014

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A look at the 12th day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Friday:

WEATHER: Occasional showers, high of 26 Celsius (79 Fahrenheit).

ATTENDANCE: 20, 864.

SEMIFINAL WINNERS: Men: No. 1 Rafael Nadal.

SEMIFINAL LOSERS: Men: No. 6 Roger Federer.

FINAL WINNERS: Women’s doubles: No. 1 Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci.

FINAL LOSERS: Women’s doubles: No. 3 Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.

STAT OF THE DAY: 11. The record-equaling number of times Nadal and Federer have met in Grand Slams.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I miss the game, but I don’t miss the stress of it. I feel like I walked away at the right time,” 14-time Grand Slam-winner Pete Sampras, who will present the trophy to the men’s champion.

PLAYING SATURDAY: Women’s final: No. 4 Li Na vs. No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova. Men’s doubles final: Lukasz Kubot and Robert Lindstedt (14) vs. Eric Butorac and Raven Klaasen. Boys final: Alexander Zverev (1) vs. Stefan Kozlov (2). Girls final: Elizaveta Kulichkova (4) vs. Jana Felt.

FORECAST SATURDAY: Chance of early showers, high of 21 C (70 F).

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