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Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka advance to quarters of Australian Open
Serena Williams, Stan Wawrinka advance to quarters of Australian Open

Serena Williams avenged her heaviest Grand Slam defeat with a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals. The top-ranked Williams was pushed all the way by No. 24-seeded Muguruza, who matched her in the heavy-hitting rallies, and who had conceded only four games to her in a second-round upset last year at the French Open. Five-time Australian Open winner Williams next faces Dominika Cibulkova, who reproduced the kind of tennis that helped her reach the final here last year as she beat two-time champion Victoria Azarenka, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. Defending champion Stan Wawrinka beat Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8) to...

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