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'Gorilla' or 'guerrilla'? Adler apologizes for Venus remark
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- A TV commentator has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams' play at the Australian Open, saying he was describing her aggressive style as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her to a "gorilla."...

Djokovic out in 2nd round, loses to Istomin in Melbourne
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- It started badly for Novak Djokovic, who needed 24 serves, six break-point saves and 15 minutes just to hold his first game in the second round....

The Latest: Nadal has little trouble advancing to 3rd round
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The Latest from the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local):...

Istomin credits coach (and mother) for upset over Djokovic
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- When Denis Istomin walked off court after upsetting Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open - without a doubt the biggest win of his career - his mother had just two words for him: "Good job."...

Andy's ankle, Federer's biggest test highlight Friday action
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- One big question ahead of the start of the third round Friday at the Australian Open is the state of Andy Murray's injured right ankle. And nearly as important, how Roger Federer will perform in his first major test - against Tomas Berdych - since returning from a six-month injury layoff....

Kyrgios withdraws from doubles at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the doubles at the Australian Open with an abdominal injury, a day after his five-set loss to Andreas Seppi in the singles....

As Isner falters, Sock poised to take next step for US men
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- John Isner has long been accustomed to carrying the torch for U.S. men's tennis, dealing with the heightened expectations at the Grand Slams and the inevitable questions that follow early losses....

Czechs to miss Tomas Berdych in Davis Cup against Australia
PRAGUE (AP) -- Tomas Berdych says he won't return to Melbourne next month to play for the Czech Republic in the first round of Davis Cup against Australia....