Novak Djokovic will be eyeing his 25th grand slam semi-final appearance when he takes on Canadian Milos Raonic in the fourth quarter-final of Australan Open. Former Champion Djokic, who is yet to drop a set at the Australian open 2015, defeated Gilles Muller in round 4 to set up a quart-final clash with Raonic. One can catch the live streaming of the men’s singles fourth quarter-final match between Novak Djokovic vs Milos Raonic at 2:00 pm IST in Rod Laver Arena here on the Official Website of Sony Six or Official Website of Australian Open www.ausopen.com. The match is telecast for Indian audiences on Sony Six.
Raonic, who became the first Canadian man since Michael Belkin in 1968 to reach the Australian open quarter-finals in 47 years, defeated Feliciano Lopez of Spain in round 4. Raonic had a prolific last year, reaching the Wimbledon semi-finals and becoming the first Canadian man to finish the year in the top 10. He will be geared up to stop Djokovic, who has won Australian Open four times, to make a place in last four.
This will be for the fifth time Djokovic and Raonic face each other. Djokovic, the four-time champion, has won all the previous encounters against the big-serving Canadian. This will be Raonic’s first appearance in the quarter-finals in Melbourne.
Australian Open 2015, the opening grand slam of the year will be played from January 19 to February 1. It is tennis tournament played on the outdoor hard courts at the Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. Switzerland’s Stanislas Wawrinka is the defending champion in men’s singles. Li Na of China, the defending champion in women’s singles, is not participating in this edition as she announced her retirement on 19 September 2014. Lukasz Kubot and Robert Lindstedt are men’s doubles champions while Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci are women’s doubles champion. In the mixed doubles, Kristina Mladenovic and Daniel Nestor are the defending champions.