Posted: Wednesday January 23, 2013 8:46 AM

Australian Open glance

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - A look at the 10th day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Wednesday:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 77 degrees. Thursday Forecast: Windy and hot, high of 99.

ATTENDANCE: Day session: 20,671. Night: 15,682. Total: 36,353.

WINNERS: Quarterfinals: Men's singles: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray. Women's singles: No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, No. 29 Sloane Stephens. Men's doubles quarterfinals: No. 1 Bob and Mike Bryan.

LOSERS: Quarterfinals: Men's singles: No. 7 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Jeremy Chardy. Women's singles: No. 3 Serena Williams, Svetlana Kuznetsova.

STAT OF THE DAY: 10 - number of consecutive Australian Open semifinal appearances by Federer, extending his record.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I thought about it like for a nano-second'' - Williams on whether she thought about retiring during her loss to Stephens because of a back injury.

PLAYING THURSDAY: Men's singles semifinal: No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 4 David Ferrer; Women's singles semifinals: No. 2 Maria Sharapova vs. No. 6 Li Na, No. 1 Victoria Azarenka vs. No. 29 Sloane Stephens.

 
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