Holds from the gents to start set 2 and we're at 1-all, Federer having won the first set.
Things really going to form in this second set at 3-all. Raonic still struggling to make any play on Roger's serve. Needs a gift or two from Federer and so far that just isn't happening! (No surprise there.)
Another critical juncture for Raonic, who is down 4-5 serving in the second set. This is where Federer pounced in the first.
This is the best morsel from the Serena press conference. Q. If you would have a second life, would you love to be a tennis ball?
SERENA WILLIAMS: A tennis ball? Absolutely not. I have no desire to be hit around. No pun intended. We should probably end this. It's late and my mind is not clear right now.
Holds from both Roger and Milos. 5-6 again the Canadian will have to serve to stay in this second set. No pressure!
We're into a second-set tiebreaker. This is where Tomic had chances against Federer two nights ago. What can Milos do? It either evens the match or blows it open...
Simply solid tennis as he wins the breaker with a down-the-line forehand pass and goes up two sets to love on Raonic, 6-4 7-6(5). Hard to imagine Milos coming back from this...
Federer breaks to start the third and it'll take nothing short of a miracle for Milos to get back into this one. 2-0 in the third with two sets in hand.
Things unraveling in front of Raonic fast. This encounter has been almost a mirror to Federer's win over Tomic on Saturday night. 3-0 in the third for Roger...
So Raonic will most definitely win one more game than Tomic did against Federer. But can he win anymore?
There it is! Federer beats Raonic 6-4 7-6(4) 6-2 in one hour, 53 minutes.
That's all we wrote for the day, folks! See you tomorrow on the Day 9 live blog :) Sweet dreams!
The women's doubles final gets underway following the mixed doubles semi that's on court now. It's the first meeting between the two pairs. The Italians are looking for their second-straight Grand Slam win after capturing the US Open.
Ebden/Gajdosova keeping things close in this second set: it's 3-4 to Istomin/Shvedova with a break. The Aussies won the first 7-5.
Li Na: "Sharapova is more powerful is more powerful than Azarenka. But... Azarenka hit the lines and moves her opponents."
Li Na: "Tomorrow it will be tea time [in China during final]. So maybe people will be watching."
Li Na says that if a player is injured, they should take a timeout. She says if the doctor comes on court, it is his/her decision.
Great win for the mixed doubles team of Gajdosova/Ebden, the Aussie pair winning through to the final with a 7-5 7-6(5) victory over Shvedova/Istomin.
Thoughts from Nick Krygios: confidence is sky high at the moment, and everything is coming off his racquet, he's been dictating play all week in the juniors.
Kyrgios looks set to face compatriot Thanasi Kokkinakis in the junior boys' final, who leads Borna Coric 6-3 5-1 30-40. Would be a great result for the Aussies, especially following Matt Ebden and Jarmila Gajdosova's progression to the mixed doubles final, and Casey Dellacqua and Ash Barty's appearance in the women's doubles final. They're hitting up now.
Oh, by the way - Matt here, taking over from Nick who will shortly bring you his thoughts on women's finalist Li Na. She just did press at Melbourne Park and will be the fan favourite in tomorrow night's blockbuster women's final against Victoria Azarenka.
Meanwhile women's doubles final has kicked off - Italians have broken in opening game but three straight winners from Casey D has taken the Aussies to 0-40 in the second game.