Sharma Upsets Rodionova To Reach Semi-Finals At Australian Open Play-Off

MELBOURNE, December 14, 2018

Australian Open 2019 Play-off day five action was delayed today due to rain, women’s quarterfinal matches were played indoors at the National Tennis Centre, whilst men’s semifinals matches took place outdoors as the rain cleared.

Play will commence from 11.00 am tomorrow, starting with the women’s semifinals  followed by the women’s doubles final.

Both the women’s and the men’s finals will take place on Sunday 16 December.

Day five results

Women’s singles quarterfinals

Men’s singles semifinals

[4] Zoe Hives (Vic)


Kaylah McPhee (Qld)

6-2 6-0

[5] Astra Sharma (WA)


[1] Arina Rodionova (Vic)

6-1 6-1

[8] Kimberly Birrell (Qld)


[3] Jaimee Fourlis (Vic)

6-4 7-6(4)

[2] Ellen Perez (Vic)


Abbie Myers (NSW)

6-4 6-7(1) 6-3

Luke Saville (SA)


[1] Alex Bolt (SA)

6-2 6-4 6-1

[3] James Duckworth (NSW)


[6] Maverick Banes (Qld)

6-7(4) 7-5 6-1 6-3