A look at Wednesday’s third day of the Australian Open tennis championships:
WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 30 Celsius (86 Fahrenheit).
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 43,547.
WINNERS: Men: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 3 Roger Federer, No. 7 Tomas Berdych, No. 18 Feliciano Lopez, No. 30 Kevin Anderson.
Women: No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, No. 5 Li Na, No. 11 Kim Clijsters, No. 13 Jelena Jankovic, No. 20 Daniela Hantuchova, No. 26 Anabel Medina Garrigues.
LOSERS: Men: No. 8 Mardy Fish. Women: No. 10 Francesca Schiavone, No. 16 Peng Shuai.
STAT OF THE DAY: 52. Number of consecutive matches Roger Federer played at Rod Laver Arena over seven years before being scheduled to play at the second arena at Melbourne Park, a match that was never played Wednesday because of a walkover.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I thought it would be inappropriate to dress in a towel” — Wozniacki, explaining why she was late for her news conference after misplacing her clothes bag.
ON COURT THURSDAY: Defending men’s champion and No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic, 2011 finalist Andy Murray, Andy Roddick; five-time champion Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova.
THURSDAY FORECAST: Partly cloudy, high of 27 Celsius (81 Fahrenheit).