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Djokovic, Kvitova, and Williams lead Super Saturday Australian Open on Seven

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   Novak Djokovic   image source -

Novak Djokovic
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Four-time Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic and reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova headline the Saturday night tennis coverage from Melbourne Park  live on Channel 7 and 7TWO from 7pm AEDT.

Djokovic faces off against popular Spaniard and left-hander Fernando Verdasco and leads their head-to-head match-up 6-4. 

Then Kvitova battles rising young American star and world no. 35 Madison Keys for the right to head into the second week and business end of the grand slam.

Also in action on Seven on Saturday night will be Spanish no.9 seed David Ferrer taking on Frenchman Gilles Simon.

During the day, defending champion ‘The Stanimal’ Stan Wawrinka aims to make his way through to the fourth round against Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen, as well as five-tive champion Serena Willams against Italian Camila Giorgi. Late afternoon two-time Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka will continue her charge through the draw against Czech Barbora Zahlavova.

NIGHT televised feature matches from 7pm AEDT to include:

DJOKOVIC, Novak (SRB) [1] vs VERDASCO, Fernando (ESP) [31]
KVITOVA, Petra (CZE) [4] vs KEYS, Madison (USA)
FERRER, David (ESP) [9] vs SIMON, Gilles (FRA) [18]

DAY televised feature matches to include:

WILLIAMS, Serena (USA) [1] vs SVITOLINA, Elina (UKR) [26]
WAWRINKA, Stan (SUI) [4] vs NIEMINEN, Jarkko (FIN)
ZAHLAVOVA STRYCOVA, Barbora (CZE) [25] vs AZARENKA, Victoria (BLR)