- Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday, Jan 26
Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Monday: - - - - TENNIS Australian Open, Melbourne (to Feb 1) Serena avenges French Open loss to reach quarter-finals MELBOURNE - Serena Williams avenged last year's French Open loss to Garbine Muguruza at the Australian Open, overhauling the hard-hitting Spaniard 2-6 6-3 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals. Later on, Novak Djokovic also continues his quest for a fifth title against Luxembourg's Gilles Muller. ...
- Soccer-Iraq confirmed as Asian Cup semi-finalist after Iran protest
(Corrects to semi-final in intro) By Julian Linden SYDNEY, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Iraq were cleared to take their place in Monday's Asian Cup semi-final against South Korea after the Asian Football Confederation dismissed a protest from Iran. Iraq beat their old foes on penalties in the quarter-finals but Iran submitted a formal protest, asking for the result to be overturned. In the protest, Iran alleged that Iraq had fielded an ineligible player during the quarter-final match in Canberra on Friday.