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Last Slam standing: Kerber beats Sharapova in 3rd round
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Angelique Kerber is on her own in an elite club at the Australian Open....

Zverev continues puzzling early exits at Grand Slams
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Alexander Zverev has long been touted as a future Grand Slam champion. The problem is he can't seem to get anywhere near the second week of a major, let alone contend for one....

The Latest: Hsieh beats Radwanska at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local):...

Halep shows new mental strength in epic Aussie Open match
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Simona Halep joked she was "almost dead" after her 4-6, 6-4, 15-13 win over Lauren Davis in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday, a grueling 3-hour, 45-minute match that featured a countless energy-sapping rallies and a remarkable 38 break points....

Wozniacki still in frame for return to No. 1, 6 years later
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Caroline Wozniacki had just been beaten by Kim Clijsters in the 2012 Australian Open quarterfinals, causing her to lose her No. 1 ranking on the WTA Tour, and she had some fighting words....

Players turn up the heat on Australian Open weather policy
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- French player Alize Cornet has called for the extreme heat policy at the Australian Open to be re-evaluated after she said she nearly fainted in the broiling temperatures during her third-round match Friday at Melbourne Park....

Tennys Sandgren's game, and name, on the rise in Australia
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Tennys Sandgren has heard all the jokes about his name. It's reached the point where he doesn't even use it anymore when ordering a coffee....

Lendl goes from Slam champ Murray to finding future champs
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The tall, barrel-chested guy in the dark sunglasses and blue hat offered soothing, supportive words to his two teenage pupils while hitting them tennis balls out of a basket....