What a feeling
Originally published on 29/01/17 00:00
Venus Williams: That feeling when you reach your first Australian Open final in 14 years
Dan Evans celebrates the biggest win of his career after knocking out 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic 3-6 7-5 6-3 6-3.
“It's pure joy. There's no other feeling than bliss,” said 34-year-old Mirjana Lucic-Baroni on reaching her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 1999. She went on to reach the semi-finals, where she lost to Serena Williams.
“I believed in myself. I believed in my game," said world No.50 Mischa Zverev after beating world No.1 Andy Murray.
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova beat two higher-ranked opponents to reach her first Australian Open quarter-final.
Rafael Nadal reached his first Grand Slam final since the 2014 French Open.
Coco Vandeweghe: A first Grand Slam semi-final.
“I feel sorry for Novak, I was playing so good today,” said an elated Denis Istomin after the world No.117 subjected defending champion Novak Djokovic to his earliest Australian Open defeat since 2006.
"I couldn't have written a better story," said 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams.