Australian Open, Day 6: Serena, Halep to meet in last 16

Follow the live updates and results of day six action of the Australian Open 2019.

Novak Djokovic takes on Denis Shapovalov in his third round match.   -  Getty Images

Follow the live updates and results of day six action of the Australian Open 2019.

  • Lucas Pouille resists a comeback from Alexei Popyrin to defeat him 7-6 (2), 6-3, 6-7 (10), 4-6, 6-3. He will meet Borna Coric in the last 16.
  • Karolina Pliskova defeats Camila Giorgi 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 and sets up a last 16 clash against Garbine Muguruza.

  • Alexei Popyrin survives a straight-sets defeats against Lucas Pouille and clinches the third set 7-6, winning the tiebreaker 12-10.
  • Alexander Zverev keeps his quest for a maiden Grand Slam on track with a comprehensive 6-3, 6-3, 6-2 win over Australian wildcard Alex Bolt. (REPORT)


  • Borna Coric beats Krajinovic 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 to reach his first Aus Open fourth round.
  • Top seed Simona Halep is through to the fourth round, beats Venus Williams 6-2, 6-3 and she sets up a mouth-watering last-16 clash with Serena Williams. (REPORT)
  • Novak Djokovic reached the fourth round with a 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Denis Shapovalov. (REPORT)
  • Pablo Carreno moves into the fourth round with a 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 win over 12th seed Fabio Fognini.


  • Milos Raonic cruises to his sixth #AusOpen fourth round, beats Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4, 7-6(6).
  • Madison Keys defeats Elise Mertens 6-3, 6-2 to set up a fourth round clash against Elina Svitolina.


  • Eighth seed Kei Nishikori stormed into the fourth round after a 7-6 (8/6), 6-1, 6-2 win over 44th-ranked Joao Sousa.
  • Serena Williams beats Dayana Yastremska 6-2, 6-1 to reach her 15th Australian Open fourth round.
  • Daniil Medvedev reaches his first ever fourth round of a major, defeats David Goffin 6-2, 7-6(3), 6-3.
  • Elina Svitolina staged a fightback and shrugged off an injury scare to reach the fourth round with a three-set win over China's Zhang Shuai.


  • Japan's Naomi Osaka survived a massive scare to reach the fourth round after a hard-fought win over Taiwanese veteran Hsieh Su-wei.

Results, Day 6:

Men's singles

3rd round

Daniil Medvedev (RUS x15) bt David Goffin (BEL x21) 6-2, 7-6 (7/3), 6-3

Kei Nishikori (JPN x8) bt Joao Sousa (POR) 7-6 (8/6), 6-1, 6-2

Pablo Carreno-Busta (ESP x23) bt Fabio Fognini (ITA x12) 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4

Milos Raonic (CAN x16) bt Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (8/6)

Women's singles

3rd round

Naomi Osaka (JPN x4) bt Hsieh Su-wei (TPE x28) 5-7, 6-4, 6-1

Elina Svitolina (UKR x6) bt Shuai Zhang (CHN) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5

Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x13) bt Wang Qiang (CHN x21) 6-3, 6-3

Serena Williams (USA x16) bt Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 6-2, 6-1

Madison Keys (USA x17) bt Elise Mertens (BEL x12) 6-3, 6-2

Mixed doubles

Paes/Stosur bt Peschke/Koolhof 6-4, 7-5

Farah/Gronefeld bt Bopanna/Yang 3-6, 6-3, 10-6

Schedule, Day 6:

Rod Laver Arena

Zhang Shuai (CHN) v Elina Svitolina (UKR x6)

Dayana Yastremska (UKR) v Serena Williams (USA x16)

Novak Djokovic (SRB x1) v Denis Shapovalov (CAN x25)

Alexander Zverev (GER x4) x Alex Bolt (AUS)

Camila Giorgi (ITA x27) v Karolina Pliskova (CZE x7)

Margaret Court Arena

Naomi Osaka (JPN x4) v Hseih Su-wei (TPE x28)

Joao Sousa (POR) v Kei Nishikori (JPN x8)

Elise Mertens (BEL x12) v Madison Keys (USA x17)

Simona Halep (ROM x1) v Venus Williams (USA)

Lucas Pouille (FRA x28) v Alexei Popyrin (AUS)

Melbourne Arena

David Goffin (BEL x21) v Daniil Medvedev (RUS x15)

Pierre-Hugues Herbert (FRA) v Milos Raonic (CAN x16)

Timea Bacsinszky (SUI) v Garbine Muguruza (ESP x18)

1573 Arena

Wang Qiang (CHN x21) v Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x13)

Fabio Fognini (ITA x12) v Pablo Carreno Busta (ESP x23)

Borna Coric (CRO x11) v Filip Krajinovic (SRB)