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3-time major champion Andy Murray says he had hip operation

Jan. 29, 2019 4:41 AM EST

Andy Murray did have a second hip operation, after all, getting a metal implant one year after his first procedure on the joint. The three-time major champion posted a message Tuesday on Instagram saying that he had the surgery in London on Monday. "Feeling a bit battered and bruised just now," Murray wrote, "but...

The Latest: Stosur, Zhang to meet champs in doubles final

Jan. 23, 2019 8:24 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest at the Australian Open on Wednesday (all times local): 12:10 a.m. Sam Stosur and Zhang Shuai set up a women's doubles final against defending champions Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic at the Australian Open. Stosur, who won the 2011 U.S. Open singles title, and...

Pouille's drought-breaking Australian run reaches semifinals

Jan. 23, 2019 7:04 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lucas Pouille had lost every Australian Open match he played until he hired Amelie Mauresmo as coach. A couple of months later, he's into a Grand Slam semifinal for the first time. The 24-year-old Frenchman will next play Novak Djokovic, who is aiming for a men's record seventh...

The Latest: Nadal easily ends Tiafoe's Australian Open run

Jan. 22, 2019 8:30 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Frances Tiafoe's first Grand Slam quarterfinal did not go as well as he would have hoped, but one of the highlights was the chance to play in Rod Laver Arena — with Laver himself sitting in the...

Tsitsipas reaches 1st Slam semi, plugs YouTube; Collins wins

Jan. 22, 2019 7:01 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A post-millennial through and through, Stefanos Tsitsipas sounded as excited about doubling his YouTube channel's followers to more than 30,000 within a few hours — "Oh, my God. Really?!" — as he was about becoming the youngest Grand Slam semifinalist since 2007....

One of the sleepers, Berdych, reawakens rivalry with Nadal

Jan. 18, 2019 7:54 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The men's tennis tour picked four "sleepers" to watch at the Australian Open. One of them has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open as many times — 11 — as Stefan Edberg, who won two titles in five finals here. He also has won more matches (47) at the...

With Bob back, Bryans win in Australia; a lesson for Murray?

Jan. 16, 2019 6:03 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Bob Bryan was four months removed from hip replacement surgery when he joined his twin, Mike, for practice sessions in December in the hopes of reuniting the most successful men's doubles team of tennis' professional era. It felt, Bob jokes now, like some sort of audition to...

The Latest: 2018 champion Wozniacki advances at Aussie Open

Jan. 16, 2019 2:29 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 6:20 p.m. American Taylor Fritz outlasted 30th-seeded Gael Monfils in a 3-hour, 24-minute second-round match at the Australian Open, all for the right to play defending champion Roger Federer in the next round....

Australian Open glance: Rafael Nadal gets another Aussie

Jan. 15, 2019 9:03 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Rafael Nadal will be testing the loyalty and support of Rod Laver Arena fans when he plays an Australian for the second consecutive match. Nadal beat James Duckworth in straight sets in the first round and his next...

On bad hip, Andy Murray out in 1st round of Australian Open

Jan. 14, 2019 11:38 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If this was it for Andy Murray, if this truly was it, he gave himself — and an appreciative, raucous crowd that included his mother and brother — quite a gutsy goodbye, the type of never-give-in performance he's famous for. What Murray could not quite do Monday at...