Simona Halep, Dominic Thiem through to Aus Open quarters
Dominic Thiem went past Gael Monfils with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 victory to reach his maiden Australian Open quarterfinal. Simona Halep had to fight hard against Elise Mertens as she advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-4 victory. Garbine Muguruza sealed a 6-3, 6-3 demolition of Kiki Bertens in just 68 minutes to enter the last 4. Anett Kontaveit beat Poland’s Iga Swiatek to reach her first Grand Slam quarterfinal.