Australian Open Glance

Croatia's Mirjana Lucic-Baroni celebrates after defeating Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Australian Open Glance

MELBOURNE, Australia — A look at the Australian Open on Wednesday:

WEATHER: Mostly sunny, high of 22 Celsius (72 Fahrenheit).

ATTENDANCE: Day: 18,614; Night: 17,899. TOTAL: 36,513

MEN'S QUARTERFINAL RESULTS: No. 15 Grigor Dimitrov def. David Goffin 6-3, 6-2, 6-4; No. 9 Rafael Nadal def. No. 3 Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (7), 6-4.

WOMEN'S QUARTERFINAL RESULTS: Mirjana Lucic-Baroni def. No. 5 Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4; No. 2 Serena Williams def. No. 9 Johanna Konta 6-2, 6-3.

STAT OF THE DAY: 30s —Three 30-somethings qualified for the women's semifinals, and three 30-somethings qualified for the men's semifinals.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I feel like us oldies, we're not letting up that easily." Lucic-Baroni.

SEMIFINAL SINGLES MATCHES THURSDAY: No. 13 Venus Williams vs. CoCo Vandeweghe; No. 2 Serena Williams vs. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni; No. 4 Stan Wawrinka vs. No. 17 Roger Federer.

THURSDAY FORECAST: Cloudy morning, becoming sunny in the afternoon. High of 22 C (72 F).

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