Super 15 champions Waikato Chiefs claimed their second bonus-point victory to sit just behind pace-setters ACT Brumbies after the weekend's matches.
Novak Djokovic will be chasing a hat-trick of Australian Open titles in the final against his US Open conqueror Andy Murray.
Novak Djokovic continued the fight to defend his Australian Open crown with a five-hour win over Swiss Stanislas Wawrinka to reach the quarterfinals.
Michael Clarke posted a successive double hundred as Australia pummelled a demoralised South Africa in the second Test on Thursday.
Jacques Kallis took some blame for Hashim Amla not challenging his dismissal and missing out on a possible bigger score against Australia on Sunday.