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The Latest: Tsonga ends Evans' strong run in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local):

8:20 p.m.

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga has ended Daniel Evans’ strong run at the Australian Open, beating the British player 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Evans had beaten 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the second round and local hope Bernard Tomic in the third before running into Tsonga, who lost the Australian Open final in 2008 to Novak Djokovic.

Tsonga next plays U.S. Open champion Stan Wawrinka, who had his major breakthrough in Australia in 2014.

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8:10 p.m.

French Open champion Garbine Muguruza needed just 65 minutes to beat Sorana Cirstea 6-2, 6-3 and advance to the quarterfinals at the Australian Open.

It is Muguruza’s best finish in five trips to the Australian Open.

“It means a lot, I always come here very motivated,” Muguruza said. “To be in the quarterfinals is a great achievement. When you win one (major),…

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