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Williams breaks record, closes in on 18th major

Posted: January 18, 2014 at 2:56 a.m.

Serena Williams’ victory over Daniela Hantuchova was the 61st of her career at the Australian Open, a tournament record.

Serena Williams’ victory over Daniela Hantuchova was the 61st of her career at the Australian Open, a tournament record.

The heat wave didn’t claim any major casualties Friday at the Australian Open. Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams extended their winning streaks to move into the fourth round, and all except one of the leading contenders made it through to the weekend.

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