Election Results

2016 champion Kerber advances to Australian Open semifinals
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- For anyone who doubted, this was Angelique Kerber in 2016 vintage form....

The Latest: Evacuate _ false alarm delays start of men's QF
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The Latest on Wednesday at the Australian Open (all times local):...

Serena Williams returning to competition for US Fed Cup team
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Tennis Association says Serena Williams will return to competition for the first time in more than a year at the country's Fed Cup matches against the Netherlands next month....

Tsonga, Pouille called up for Davis Cup title defense
PARIS (AP) -- France captain Yannick Noah is keeping faith in the players who won last year's Davis Cup....

Tennys Sandgren defends tweets again at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Australian Open quarterfinalist Tennys Sandgren said in an interview on Tuesday that he deleted several years of tweets to "move forward" and create a "version of a cleaner start" after he was questioned about his connections with right-wing activists on social media....

Elise Mertens leading next generation of Belgian tennis
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- When Elise Mertens was growing up in the medieval city of Leuven, Belgium, Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin were taking Belgian tennis to new heights. She remembers, back to when she was five, seeing Clijsters play for the first time - the year Clijsters made her first French Open final....

Chung's upset over Djokovic raises tennis profile at home
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- It took something unique to make tennis the center of sports attention in South Korea, where the Winter Olympics are only weeks away from opening....

Mischa Zverev fined $45,000 for retirement at Aussie Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Mischa Zverev was fined $45,000 at the Australian Open on Tuesday for a poor performance in his first-round match against Hyeon Chung, the largest penalty ever assessed to an individual during a Grand Slam tournament for an on-site transgression....