- Associated Press - Friday, January 29, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A look at the Australian Open on Friday:

WEATHER: rain showers forced the roof on Rod Laver Arena to be closed for most of the day, although it was open for the night semifinal. High temperature of 64 Fahrenheit.

ATTENDANCE: Twilight (single) session: 19,514.

MEN’S SEMIFINAL RESULT: No. 2 Andy Murray def. No. 13 Milos Raonic 4-6, 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-2.

WOMEN’S DOUBLES FINAL RESULT: No. 1 Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza def. No. 7 Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-6 (1), 6-3.

STAT OF THE DAY: 36: number of consecutive match wins by Hingis and Mirza.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “We’ve played a bunch of times here. Hopefully it can be a different result” - Murray on Sunday’s final against five-time champion Novak Djokovic. Murray has lost all four finals here, three of them to Djokovic.

ON COURT SATURDAY: Women’s Singles Final: No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 7 Angelique Gerber; Men’s Doubles Final: No. 7 Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares vs. Daniel Nestor and Radek Stepanek.

SATURDAY FORECAST: Chance of showers, high of 73 Fahrenheit.


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