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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. reacts after losing a point to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia. Sandgren has reportedly been allowed on an Australia-bound flight despite recently testing positive for coronavirus. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

Sandgren gets OK to fly to Australia despite COVID-19 result

Jan. 14, 2021 2:42 AM EST

Tennys Sandgren forced an early clarification of the COVID-19 rules as the first of 15 charter flights began flying Down Under to deliver players for the Australian Open. The two-time Australian Open quarterfinalist was given a special clearance to board one of the flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne despite...

File - In this Oct. 10, 2020, file photo, Sofia Kenin, of the United States, plays a shot against Poland's Iga Swiatek in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France. Kenin is the top-seeded woman in Abu Dhabi, where the first women’s tour-level tennis event of 2021 begins main-draw play on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

Kenin beats Putintseva to reach Abu Dhabi quarterfinals

Jan. 10, 2021 9:34 AM EST

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin of the United States came back from match point down to beat Yulia Putintseva and reach the quarterfinals of the Abu Dhabi Open on Saturday. Kenin posted 57 unforced errors to Putintseva's 43 but still prevailed 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-4...

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2020, file photo, Spain's Rafael Nadal serves against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France. Novak Djokovic and Nadal both head into 2021 with some major milestones within reach. Djokovic can surpass Roger Federer’s record for most weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings, while Nadal can break his tie with Federer for most Grand Slam singles title for a man, 20. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)

TENNIS '21: COVID questions key; Nadal, Djokovic eye records

Jan. 5, 2021 4:26 PM EST

When the 2020 men’s tennis season ended at the ATP Finals, Rafael Nadal captured a common sentiment that still holds true as the 2021 tennis season is set to begin this week. “The world is suffering a lot, so we are very lucky that we can play tennis,” Nadal said in London in November....

FILE - Sofia Kenin kisses the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, in this Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, file photo. Kenin collected the WTA Player of the Year award on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020, after winning the Australian Open for her first Grand Slam title and finishing as the runner-up at the French Open. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, FIle)

Kenin voted WTA Player of Year; Azarenka gets Comeback honor

Dec. 8, 2020 2:48 PM EST

Sofia Kenin collected the WTA Player of the Year award on Tuesday after winning the Australian Open in January for her first Grand Slam title and finishing as the runner-up at the French Open in October. The 22-year-old from Florida went 16-2 at the three major tournaments played in 2020 — Wimbledon was...