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Australian Open Day 5 matches to watch featuring Serena Williams, Nick Kyrgios, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer and more.

By Jamie Lisanti
January 21, 2016

Here are the matches to watch on Friday on Day 5 of the 2016 Australian Open in Melbourne. Play begins on all courts at 7 p.m. ET. Click here for the full order of play, and see the full TV schedule here.

Serena, Kyrgios take center stage on Rod Laver

Expect the Aussie crowd to be out in full force on Rod Laver on Friday night to see No. 29-seed Nick Kyrgios take on No. 6-seed Tomas Berdych.

Kyrgios and Berdych will face each other for the first time in their careers on Friday. To earn their third round meeting, Kyrgios topped Pablo Cuevas in straight sets and Berdych defeated qualifier Mirza Basic. Kyrgios has a 4­–10 record against Top 10 players, while Berdych made the semifinals here last year.

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