Tennis

Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts after losing a point to Russia's Karen Khachanov during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 25, 2020 - 5:53 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Nick Kyrgios and Karen Khachanov are heading to a fifth set in the last men's third-round match at the Australian Open. The winner will face Rafael Nadal. Kyrgios took the opening two sets, then Khachanov...
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Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic waves as she leaves Rod Laver Arena after her third round loss to to Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 25, 2020 - 4:25 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Karolina Pliskova can make a good case that she has the strongest resume of any active player not to win a Grand Slam singles title. She's been the runner-up at the U.S. Open and a semifinalist at the French Open and Australian Open. She's currently ranked No. 2. But her...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Australia's John Millman in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2020 - 9:27 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was the sort of match, riveting and rollicking, that keeps Roger Federer in tennis — even with all of those Grand Slam titles and other accomplishments, even at age 38, even with two sets of twins to raise. Two points from defeat at the Australian Open, in a packed...
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Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Japan's Naomi Osaka in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2020 - 8:16 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Perhaps Serena Williams, now 38, will win a 24th Grand Slam title someday. And maybe Coco Gauff, still just 15, never will earn her first major championship. Sure felt, though, as if a generational shift was being signaled Friday at the Australian Open, with a pair of...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Australia's John Millman during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2020 - 6:50 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Roger Federer and John Millman are going to a fifth set in the third round of the Australian Open. Federer dropped the first set 4-6 before winning the second 7-6 (2) and the third 6-4. Millman rallied to...
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Danielle Collins of the U.S. makes a backhand return to Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 23, 2020 - 6:36 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Danielle Collins is out of the Australian Open in the second round a year after making her Grand Slam breakthrough with a run to the semifinals at Melbourne Park. The 26th-seeded American bowed out Thursday...
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts during his second round singles match against France's Gilles Simon at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 23, 2020 - 6:04 am
Love him or hate him -- and make no mistake, there are plenty in each camp -- Nick Kyrgios never allows for a dull moment when he's on a tennis court, whether it's shot selection, showmanship, momentum swings, barking at his entourage or mocking another player not even involved in the match at hand...
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Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. falls during his second round singles match against Italy's Matteo Berrettini at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 22, 2020 - 6:29 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tennys Sandgren was looking in great shape for a big upset at the Australian Open after building a massive lead against No. 8 seed Matteo Berrettini on Wednesday. And then, suddenly, he wasn't. “Two-sets-to-love up, I was feeling pretty good about myself,” the 100th-...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer stretches out for a backhand return to Serbia's Filip Krajinovic during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 22, 2020 - 6:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Roger Federer, who had reached the third round at the Australian Open every year since his tournament debut in 2000, extended his streak by beating Filip Krajinovic 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 in the second round. The 20-...
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Cori "Coco" Gauff of the U.S. reacts after winning a point against Romania's Sorana Cirstea during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 22, 2020 - 4:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Plenty was going badly for Coco Gauff in the second round of the Australian Open. The double-faults kept coming Wednesday, nine in all. The deficits, too: First, she dropped the opening set against 74th-ranked Sorana Cirstea. Then, after forcing a third, Gauff fell...
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