Video: Australian Open: day nine highlights

Sports Mole presents video highlights from day nine of the Australian Open as the quarter-final stage got underway.

Day nine of the Australian Open saw the quarter-final stage of the tournament kick off and the pressure intensify at Melbourne Park.

Li Na kicked things off at the Rod Laver Arena with an impressive straight-sets win over fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska.

Maria Sharapova will face Li in the final four after she blitzed compatriot Ekaterina Makarova in just over an hour.

David Ferrer saved the best for last as he edged Nicolas Almagro in a bruising five-set battle to become the first man to book a semi-final place.

Watch highlights from the opening session on day nine of the Aussie Open in the video below.

Maria Sharapova waves to the crowd following her quarter-final victory over Ekaterina Makarova on January 22, 2013
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