Cilic outlasts Roddick to storm into Oz Open semis

Marathon man Marin Cilic became the first Croatian to reach the semi-finals of the Australian Open with a gripping five-set victory over American Andy Roddick on Tuesday.

Oz Open: Nadal made to work as Murray, Roddick, Del Potro coast

Defending champion Rafael Nadal was made to fight for a place in the Australian Open fourth round and join other title contenders Andy Murray, Juan Martin del Potro and Andy Roddick. Nadal claimed a hard-fought 6-4, 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 victory over German 27th seed Philipp Kohlschreiber to reach the last 16.

Del Potro, Henin, Nadal, Roddick, Safina advance

US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro held off James Blake in a marathon five-setter Wednesday, while Justine Henin advanced in her Grand Slam comeback with a 7-5, 7-6 (6) win over fifth-seeded Elena Dementieva.