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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 January, 2005, 04:01 GMT
Australian Open day 10
Lleyton Hewitt is as fired up as always as he faces Nalbandian in the quarter-finals
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Australia's Lleyton Hewitt gets off to a great start against Argentina's David Nalbandian taking the first two sets 6-3 6-2
Nalbandian battles himself and the crowd but gets back on level terms
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Nalbandian seems bothered by the partisan crowd but settles down to take the third and fourth sets 1-6 3-6
Hewitt shows how much it means to make the semis and he now faces Andy Roddick
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In an epic fifth-set decider Hewitt gets the vital break and goes on to hold his serve to win it 10-8
Nicolay Davydenko is treated by the trainer after complaining of problems breathing
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Russian Nicolay Davydenko is forced to retire with breathing problems during his quarter-final against Andy Roddick
Roddick signs autographs after the abrupt end to his quarter-final match
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Roddick makes it to the semis after his opponent is too ill to carry on with the American in control at 6-3 7-5 4-1
Lindsay Davenport serves against Alicia Molik and soon wins the first set
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Women's top seed Lindsay Davenport starts well and takes the first set 6-4 against home-crowd favourite Alicia Molik
Alicia Molik delights in prolonging the match as the crowd inspire her to take the second set
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But Molik delights the crowd with a tremendous fight back, clinching the second set 4-6, taking the match to a decider
Alicia Molik (left) and Lindsay Davenport embrace at the net as the American progresses
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After an epic battle in the last set it is Davenport who eventually takes the thrilling decider 9-7
On another hot day in Melbourne Patty Schnyder tries to keep cool
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In the other women's quarter-final, Switzerland's Patty Schnyder battles against Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy
Nathalie Dechy celebrates beating Patty Schnyder and will now face Davenport
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It takes three tight sets to separate the women but Dechy gets through to the semis with a 5-7 6-1 7-5 victory




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