Australian Open semi-finals: Muguruza beats Halep, Kenin stuns Barty – as it happened – The Guardian, Theguardian.com
And here’s more on Ash Barty’s exit:
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So, Garbiñe Muguruza will play Sofia Kenin in Saturday’s women’s singles final at Melbourne Park. That might not have featured in many people’s predictions a fortnight ago. But it promises to be a decent match-up between two players that have proved the deserve to be in the title decider. Muguruza will go for her third grand slam crown, Kenin, the shock victor over Ash Barty earlier, her first.
And with that, I’ll bid you adieu. The evening session, and the potential classic encounter between Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, isn’t too far away – nor is our liveblog, which will appear shortly. But for now, here’s Kevin Mitchell’s take on proceedings so far at Melbourne Park: