Men's tennis

United States' Frances Tiafoe celebrates after defeating South Africa's Kevin Anderson in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe rolled up his white shirt's right sleeve, flexed his biceps and slapped the muscle five times. Then he pounded his chest and yelled, "Yeah! Let's go! Let's go! Come on!" Forgive the young American's exuberance. This was, after all, the biggest victory of...
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Russia's Maria Sharapova reacts during her second round match against Sweden's Rebecca Peterson at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 16, 2019 - 8:52 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Maria Sharapova set up a third-round showdown with defending champion Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open after a 6-2, 6-1 win over Rebecca Peterson of Sweden. Sharapova won the...
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United States' Serena Williams reacts after hitting a backhand return during her first round match against Germany's Tatjana Maria at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 15, 2019 - 8:38 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was quite a return for Serena Williams. Almost as if she never left. In her first match at the Australian Open since winning the 2017 title while pregnant — and her first official match anywhere since a loss in the chaotic U.S. Open final last September — Williams...
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Canada's Milos Raonic plays a backhand return to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 15, 2019 - 6:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Milos Raonic hit 30 aces and never faced a break point to beat local hope Nick Kyrgios 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-4 in a first-round match at Melbourne Park. It was the seventh meeting between the pair and...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a backhand return to Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 14, 2019 - 7:16 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open: (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Defending champion Roger Federer began his quest for a record seventh Australian Open title with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win over Denis Istomin. Playing before a capacity crowd of more than 15,000 at Rod...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after defeating Australia's James Duckworth in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 14, 2019 - 4:29 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He hasn't missed a beat. The No. 2-seeded Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match back on Rod Laver...
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United States' John Isner reacts during his first round match against compatriot Reilly Opelka at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 14, 2019 - 4:20 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was a bit as if John Isner was looking at a mirror-image across the net at the Australian Open on Monday, facing that rare guy who's actually a tad taller than he is and can smack serves nearly as well. And so it was that, even though he hit more aces than his...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic rests on the net during a practice session at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 13, 2019 - 2:23 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic knows there's a chance he may not have played his opening match at the Australian Open before Andy Murray is out of the tournament. Perhaps even finished on the tour. Their careers have long been intertwined. They're both 31 and have birthdays a week apart...
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Defending women's singles champion Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki answers questions during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 12, 2019 - 11:44 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki is entering new territory at the Australian Open as a defending champion for the first time at a major. For Roger Federer, it's a well-worn experience. A women's final last year featuring two players aiming for their first Grand Slam title finished...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts during a press conference ahead of the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 12, 2019 - 1:01 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal knew it was inevitable that sooner or later the Big Four would become the Big Three. That Andy Murray is the first of the long-time leading four in men's tennis to signal the end of his career is something Nadal has to keep in perspective. The No. 2-ranked...
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