Women's tennis

Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 25, 2020 - 7:29 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY Ash Barty was on and off the court quickly in her third-round match, a straight-sets win that left her most of the rest of the day to do whatever she pleased. If she chose to watch any tennis on TV, it would have...
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios lies on the court as he celebrates after defeating Russia's Karen Khachanov in 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 - 7:16 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios put aside a bloody hand, a hamstring issue, a tiff with the chair umpire and a resilient opponent who saved a pair of match points. When the Australian Open third-round thriller ended after about 4 1/2 hours Saturday, Kyrgios dropped to his back behind the...
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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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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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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 - 4:14 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Coco Gauff plays nothing like what her age — still just 15 — or her ranking — 67th and rapidly rising — would suggest. Everyone keeps finding out that no matter an opponent's experience or accolades, no matter the stakes or the stage, Gauff plays with determination and...
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CiCi Bellis of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic in their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 23, 2020 - 7:59 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The worst part might have been the telephone conversation — CiCi Bellis and her mother on one end of the line, a doctor on the other — to go over the plan for one in a series of operations to rebuild the 20-year-old American tennis player's right arm. “We were just...
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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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