AO Gallery: All Smiles At The Happy Slam
While some were battling it out on the courts for quarterfinal berths, some were enjoying the sights - and shopping - off the courts. Check out more pics from Melbourne right here.
Published January 20, 2013 12:00
Ekaterina Makarova was the first player into the quarterfinals, beating Angelique Kerber.
Maria Sharapova followed soon after with a commanding 61 60 win over Kirsten Flipkens.
The third fourth round match of Sunday's schedule saw Julia Goerges take on Li Na.
Li Na saved set point in the first set tie-break and ended up winning in two, 76(6) 61.
They have both been top players for a while, but they were playing for the first time.
One of the classiest players on tour, Julia Goerges signed autographs despite the loss.
A difficult third round match-up saw the Williamses beat Nadia Petrova and Kata Srebotnik.
Meanwhile, Sloane Stephens was enjoying herself off the court on a day off between matches.
Sloane Stephens will go for her first Grand Slam quarterfinal - and the Top 20 - Monday.
Lucie Safarova could also be spotted on the grounds, meeting fans and signing autographs.
Lucie Safarova is the Czech Republic's No.2 player in the world after Petra Kvitova.
Agnieszka Radwanska became the fourth player into the quarters with a win over Ana Ivanovic.
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