Sport News Update, what you need to know
TENNIS – For the first time, Switzerland has a man other than Roger Federer in a grand slam tennis final after Stanislas Wawrinka edged out Czech Tomas Berdych 6-3 6-7 (1-7) 7-6 (7-3) 7-6 (7-4) in a tense Australian Open semi-final.
CRICKET – The Hobart Hurricanes snuck into the Big Bash League finals after a comprehensive 40-run win over the Brisbane Heat, with Ben Dunk again the star with 87 from 53 balls.
CYCLING – Cadel Evans turned the Tour Down Under on its head with as he turned a 13-second deficit into a 12-second lead over key rival Simon Gerrans with victory in Thursday’s stage three.
CRICKET – Australia’s bid for a summer of perfection continues in Perth on Friday, with England on the verge of their worst-ever losing streak heading into the fourth one-day international in Perth.
RUGBY LEAGUE – ASADA wasted no time in drug testing Brad Fittler, with testers swooping on his house just a day after the NRL gave him the green light to play for the Sydney Roosters at the Auckland Nines.