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Andy Murray of Britain plays a shot to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
January 20, 2014, 7:40 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) A look at the eighth day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 23 Celsius (75 Fahrenheit).

ATTENDANCE: Day session: 32,092; Night: 16,399; TOTAL: 48,491.

SEEDED WINNERS: Men: No. 1 Rafael Nadal, No. 4 Andy Murray, No. 6 Roger Federer, No. 22 Grigor Dimitrov; Women: No. 2 Victoria Azarenka, No. 5 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 11 Simona Halep, No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova.

SEEDED LOSERS: Men: No. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, No. 16 Kei Nishikori; Women: No. 3 Maria Sharapova, No. 8 Jelena Jankovic, No. 13 Sloane Stephens. Men's Doubles: No. 1 Bob and Mike Bryan.

STAT OF THE DAY: 18 - number of consecutive matches won by Victoria Azarenka at Melbourne Park as she remains on course for a third consecutive title.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "You know he has a strong personality. We can agree to disagree" - Mike Bryan, on a telephone conversation he and his twin Bob had with John McEnroe after McEnroe's criticism of doubles in tennis majors.

PLAYING TUESDAY: Quarterfinals: No. 2 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 8 Stanislas Wawrinka, No. 3 David Ferrer vs. No. 7 Tomas Berdych; No. 4 Li Na vs. No. 28 Flavia Pennetta, No. 14 Ana Ivanovic vs. No. 30 Eugenie Bouchard.

FORECAST TUESDAY: Early showers, high of 24 C (75 F).

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