MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- A look at the 11th day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Thursday:
WEATHER: Sunny, high of 31 Celsius (88 Fahrenheit).
ATTENDANCE: Day session: 17,109; Night: 33,942 TOTAL: 51,051.
SEMIFINAL WINNERS: Men: No. 8 Stanislas Wawrinka. Women: No. 4 Li Na, No. 20 Dominika Cibulkova.
STAT OF THE DAY: 8: The number of Australian Open appearances Wawrinka took to reach his first final.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: ''I think maybe she will be best player in the world. But today (I'm) so lucky'' - Li on 19-year-old Bouchard after their semifinal.
PLAYING FRIDAY: Semifinals: No. 1 Rafael Nadal vs. No. 6 Roger Federer. Women's doubles final: Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci (1), Italy vs. Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina (3), Russia.
FORECAST FRIDAY: A chance of showers, high of 23 C (73 F).
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- Stanislas Wawrinka
- Eugenie Bouchard