Johanna Konta lost to Garbine Muguruza in one of the latest matches ever at a grand slam as Thursday’s play at the Australian Open stretched into Friday.

Konta and Muguruza took to the court for their second-round match at 12.30am, with the Spaniard clinching a 6-4 6-7(3) 7-5 victory at 3.12am.

Novak Djokovic also finished his victory over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after midnight while Serena Williams and Simona Halep were among the other winners.

Picture of the day

Australia’s Alex Bolt celebrates the best win of his career against Gilles SimonAustralia’s Alex Bolt celebrates the best win of his career against Gilles Simon (Kin Cheung/AP)

Tweet of the day

Stat of the day

Murray love

Murray’s appearance in the WTA notes (PA)

Andy Murray may have left Melbourne but he has not been forgotten. The WTA print a pack of notes every day with useful information for journalists, and they used Thursday’s edition to pay tribute to the Scot.

Fallen seeds

Women: Carla Suarez Navarro (23)
Men: Dominic Thiem (7), Chung Hyeon (24), Gilles Simon (29), Philipp Kohlschreiber (32)

Who’s up next?

Maria Sharapova will take on defending champion Caroline WozniackiMaria Sharapova will take on defending champion Caroline Wozniacki (Aaron Favila/AP)

A heavyweight clash between Maria Sharapova and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki is the headline act as the third round gets under way on Friday.

Rafael Nadal takes on young Australian hope Alex de Minaur in the night session, while defending champion Roger Federer meets American Taylor Fritz.

A clash of two of the brightest young stars in women’s tennis takes place on Margaret Court Arena between 20-year-old Aryna Sabalenka and 17-year-old Amanda Anisimova.