WHEN AND WHERE IS THE MATCH?
From 02:30 UK time on Thursday 28 January, second match of the night at the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Park, Australia.
You can watch it live and exclusively on Eurosport Player and Eurosport TV - full details below.
'I just needed to stop' - Williams opens up about retiring at US Open
WHAT'S THE STORY?
‘Serena is unfit. Serena won’t make it. Serena’s time is over.’
The pre-tournament pessimism is no more. The simple fact is Williams doesn't need to be at 100 per cent to dominate women's tennis.
The American stands two wins away from a 22nd Grand Slam title in Melbourne. Williams has crushed all those in her path – with the exception of brave Camila Giorgi in the opening round – and is overwhelming favourite to oust Radwanska and reach the final.
HEAD TO HEAD
Serena Williams 8-0 Agnieszka Radwanska
Good luck, Agnieszka...
HOW THEY GOT THERE
- R1 - bt Camila Giorgi 6-4 7-5
- R2 - bt Su-Wei Hsieh 6-1 6-2
- R3 - bt Darya Kasatkina 6-1 6-1
- R4 - bt Margarita Gasparyan 6-2 6-1
- QF - bt Maria Sharapova 6-4 6-1
- R1 - bt Christina McHale 6-2 6-3
- R2 - bt Eugenie Bouchard 6-4 6-2
- R3 - bt Monica Puig 6-4 6-0
- R4 - bt Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-7 6-1 7-5
- QF - bt Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-1 6-3
WHAT THEY SAID
Serena Williams: "I told myself that I'm here to have fun now. I've done everything that I didn't want to do, you know. I didn't think I would have done as well as I have. Everything from here on out, every match, is a bonus for me. I don't have to win this tournament or any other tournament for as long as I live. I really want to enjoy being a professional tennis player and playing on grand slam courts, moments like this."
Agnieszka Radwanska: "I need to get a good rest and hopefully I will be able to play my best tennis otherwise I’ll be in big trouble for sure. I think in the second week of a Grand Slam you have nothing to lose, it doesn’t matter who you are playing."
CAN I GET TICKETS?
HOW CAN I WATCH ON EUROSPORT?
Eurosport will broadcast the 2016 Australian Open exclusively live in the UK across Eurosport 1 and Eurosport 2, with Eurosport 1 dedicated solely to the Australian Open for the duration of the tournament.
The tournament will also be available via the Eurosport Player, which will provide comprehensive coverage of the Australian Open with LIVE feeds from all 16 match courts for the first time, allowing viewers to select their own matches – all available on multiple devices for a monthly subscription fee. Click here for full details.
Plus there will be comprehensive live scoring, video clips, news and features right here on eurosport.co.uk.
|Eurosport 1||Eurosport 2|
|Sky 410 (SD/HD)||Sky 411 (SD/HD)|
|BT TV 412 | 435 (HD)||BT TV 413 | 436 (HD)|
|Virgin Media 521 | 522 (HD)||Virgin Media 525 | 526 (HD)|
|Virgin Media Ireland 423 | 424 (HD)||Virgin Media Ireland 425 | 426 (HD)|
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