Six-time Australian Open champions Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan suffered a third-round loss on Monday at the hands of No. 14 seeds Dominic Inglot and Florin Mergea. The British/Romanian pair powered past the No. 1 seeds 7-6(4), 6-3 in just over one hour.
Struggling to find his rhythm and range down two sets to none to Andreas Seppi on Sunday, Kyrgios turned up the dial, saving a match point en route to a pulsating 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5), 8-6 victory in three hours and 34 minutes.
Three years removed from a potentially career-ending elbow injury, Gilles Muller is back to competing in top form. With a career-high Top 40 spot in the Emirates ATP Rankings in his grasp, the 31 year old is aiming even higher.
Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios saved one match point as he fought from two sets down to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals with a 5-7, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5), 8-6 victory over Roger Federer’s conqueror, Andreas Seppi.
As upsets abound at the Australian Open, second seeds Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin continue to make smooth progress, reaching the quarter-finals on Sunday in Melbourne with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Benjamin Becker and Artem Sitak.