Tennis

Serbia's Novak Djokovic falls during his fourth round match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 21, 2019 - 9:29 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open (all times local): 2 a.m. Record-chasing Novak Djokovic is feeling sore and tired following his late-finishing win over Daniil Medvedev, but thinks he will be OK for his Australian Open quarterfinal match against Kei Nishikori...
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Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta throws his bag in frustration after losing his fourth round match to Japan's Kei Nishikori at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 21, 2019 - 9:26 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One contentious point, after five hours and five sets, had Pablo Carreno Busta screaming at the umpire and gave Kei Nishikori the shift in momentum he needed to clinch his place in the Australian Open quarterfinals. After being two points from victory, Carreno Busta lost...
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United States' Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Romania's Simona Halep in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 21, 2019 - 8:00 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open's main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium's speakers implored spectators to welcome "the world's No. 1 player — from Romania, Simona Halep." Oops. Williams, wearing...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates after defeating Latvia's Anastasija Sevastova during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 21, 2019 - 2:19 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Naomi Osaka said she's just returned from Haiti where some people struggle to get clean drinking water. This makes her appreciate even more getting into the Australian Open quarterfinals — and her own good life. Haiti is her father's birthplace — her mother Tamaki is...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer answers questions at a press conference following his fourth round loss to Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
January 20, 2019 - 8:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Even as his uninterrupted dominance of yore dissipated, even as he took the occasional break, Roger Federer always mattered more often than not in the closing days of Grand Slam tournaments. Until lately, that is. Until, at age 37, he was outplayed in the Australian Open...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, and Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas walk to their chairs during a break in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 20, 2019 - 6:25 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Two-time defending champion Roger Federer has been upset in the fourth round of the Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas, who becomes the first player from Greece to reach the quarterfinals at a...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, and Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas walk to their chairs during a break in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 20, 2019 - 6:19 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer's bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal. The key stat Sunday night: Federer failed to...
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United States' Frances Tiafoe reacts after defeating Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov in their fourth round at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 20, 2019 - 4:57 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe just kept shaking his head and calling the whole thing "crazy" and "unbelievable." Which it all kind of is. That he reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal on his 21st birthday by beating No. 20 seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (1), 7-5 at the...
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Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Russia's Maria Sharapova in their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 20, 2019 - 3:54 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty didn't want to play tennis. Didn't want to watch tennis, or even talk about the sport. She took a break from the tour after the 2014 U.S. Open to explore another career — in cricket. Yes, cricket. The game of wickets, tea breaks, of bowling maiden overs or...
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United States' Danielle Collins celebrates after defeating Germany's Angelique Kerber during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 20, 2019 - 3:25 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Anyone unfamiliar with Danielle Collins — and that could be forgiven, really, considering her 0-5 mark at majors until this Australian Open — got a sense of what she's all about during her surprisingly easy upset of former No. 1 Angelique Kerber. Not just the 6-0, 6-2...
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