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AUSTRALIAN OPEN
Venue: Melbourne Park Date: 19 January-1 February
Coverage: BBC Red Button, Radio 5 Live sports extra, BBC Sport website (Red Button coverage streamed on website throughout fortnight)


Roger Federer
Roger Federer will go for his 14th Grand Slam title on Sunday

"At the US Open we have no days off, so let's be happy we have a day off here, to be quite honest."
Roger Federer is not about to admit that he has an advantage over Rafael Nadal with an extra day's rest ahead of the final.

"I was trying to think of who would beat me worse, either Roger or Rafa, and how long, like a five-minute set. They'd probably take me out in five minutes, so..."
Newly-crowned Australian Open champion Serena Williams turns her attention to taking on men's finalists Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

"Now it's over I feel like I'm exhausted, like dead."
Much less chipper is Dinara Safina after her defeat by Serena Williams

"I went in the cafe and asked him if he had a jumper and he gave me this one. I don't know if I can keep this one. It would be a good one to have in the cupboard back home."
It looks like Marat Safin might have some competition after Fernando Verdasco does the gentlemanly thing and lends a chilly Laura Robsonhis jacket.

"I think she's much younger than me, like three years or something. I think she's OK. But I was better today, so what can I say?"
Ksenia Pervak's thoughts on Laura Robson



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