Week two of the Australian Open started positively for British no.1 Johanna Konta, who produced a terrific performance to beat Russian Ekaterina Makarova, setting up a
women’s quarter-final against Serena Williams.
Following a change of weather and some on-court debate, third seed Milos Raonic, fought through illness to secure his win.
The Canadian conquered the Spanish number 13 Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets, claiming his place in the final eight for a third successive year.
Race to Dubai
Tommy Fleetwood is the new leader of the Race to Dubai, after his one-shot victory at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.
A card of 17 under par granted the 26 year-old his second European Tour title in over there years, taking him to number 53 in the Rolex World Rankings.
With the top 50 players guaranteed a spot in the Masters in April, Fleetwood can now hope to build on his second top 3 finish this year.