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Defending woman's singles champion Japan's Naomi Osaka holds the Daphne Ackhurst Cup following the official draw ceremony on Margaret Court Arena ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

AUSTRALIAN OPEN '20: Osaka, Djokovic try to defend titles

Jan. 16, 2020 4:23 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A glance at the Australian Open, the year's first Grand Slam tennis tournament: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Melbourne Park SCHEDULE The 14-day tournament begins Monday (Sunday EST). The women's singles final is Feb. 1; the men's singles final is Feb. 2. Like at the U.S. Open, there...

Daniil Medvedev, left, takes a selfie with his Russian team mates, second left to right, Karen Khachanov, Russian Captain Marat Safin, Teymuraz Gabashvili, Ivan Nedelko and Konstantin Kravvchuk after the medal ceremony for winning group D of the ATP Cup in Perth, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Trevor Collens)

Russia, Australia, Serbia, Britain into ATP Cup quarters

Jan. 7, 2020 10:03 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Daniil Medvedev helped Russia to a 3-0 sweep of its pool matches to join Australia, Serbia and Britain in the quarterfinals of the inaugural ATP Cup on Tuesday. Medvedev clinched victory against Norway by beating Casper Ruud 6-3, 7-6 (6) in Perth. Karen Khachanov had already routed Victor...

File-This Aug. 23, 2013, file photo shows Serena Williams, of the United States, looking up at the scoreboard during her match against Francesca Schiavone, of Italy, in the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Williams has been voted the AP Female Athlete of the Decade for 2010 to 2019. Williams won 12 of her professional-era record 23 Grand Slam singles titles over the past 10 years. No other woman won more than three in that span. She also tied a record for most consecutive weeks ranked No. 1 and collected a tour-leading 37 titles in all during the decade. Gymnast Simone Biles finished second in the vote by AP member sports editors and AP beat writers. Swimmer Katie Ledecky was third, followed by ski racers Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

ATP Cup adds to crowded tennis dates before Australian Open

Jan. 1, 2020 12:03 AM EST

Roger Federer won't be playing until the Australian Open, but the the summer of tennis Down Under ahead of the first Grand Slam of 2020 will be a little more hectic for everybody else. Kicking off on Friday with the start of the new 24-team, Davis Cup-style ATP Cup in three cities across Australia, players will...

Kei Nishikori out of Australian Open with elbow injury

Dec. 30, 2019 2:44 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A day after Andy Murray put his Grand Slam comeback on hold, Japan's Kei Nishikori has become the latest high-profile player to withdraw from next month's Australian Open, citing a right elbow injury. Tennis Australia issued a statement Monday saying Nishikori had withdrawn from...

In this Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 file photo, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic hits a return shot against Ashleigh Barty of Australia during the WTA Finals Tennis Tournament at the Shenzhen Bay Sports Center in Shenzhen, China's Guangdong province. World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova has announced she has hired Daniel Vallverdu as her new coach. (AP Photo/Andy Wong/File)

World No.2 Karolina Pliskova hires Daniel Vallverdu as coach

Nov. 25, 2019 8:27 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — World No. 2 Karolina Pliskova has hired Daniel Vallverdu as coach to replace Conchita Martinez. Vallverdu, who previously was part of the coaching teams of Andy Murray, Stanislas Wawrinka, Tomas Berdych and Juan Martin Del Potro, will aim to help Pliskova succeed at Grand Slams. Her best so...

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning their Davis Cup semifinal doubles match with his partner Feliciano Lopez against Great Britain's Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski in Madrid, Spain, early Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Spain beats Britain to face Canada in Davis Cup final

Nov. 23, 2019 8:21 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — The revamped Davis Cup will reach its climax on Sunday, with Canada celebrating a historic first title or Spain lifting the trophy for the sixth time in front of its fans. After two thrilling semifinals decided in tiebreakers of the doubles matches on Saturday, Spain outlasted Britain and...

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning Argentina's Diego Schwartzman during a Davis Cup quarterfinal match in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Spain wins doubles to reach semifinal of Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 22, 2019 7:16 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal both played singles and doubles on Friday, but only the Spaniard was able to lead his team into the last four at the Davis Cup Finals. Nadal guided Spain to a 2-1 comeback victory over Argentina, while Djokovic couldn’t prevent Serbia from being...

Canada's Vasek Pospisil, right, and Denis Shapovalov celebrate after winning against Australia's John Peers and Jordan Thompson during their Davis Cup double tennis match in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Canada beats Australia to reach Davis Cup semifinals

Nov. 21, 2019 7:37 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Canada became the first team to reach the semifinals of the new Davis Cup Finals, winning the decisive doubles match to beat Australia 2-1 on Thursday. Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov defeated John Peters and Jordan Thompson 6-4, 6-4 to give Canada its first Davis Cup win against the...

France players stand during the national anthem before the Davis Cup tennis match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Serbia's Filip Krajinovic in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Players give mixed reviews halfway through new Davis Cup

Nov. 21, 2019 12:19 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — At the halfway point, the revamped Davis Cup Finals are drawing praise and criticism. On the one hand, matches have excited and the crowds thrilled. On the other, late night finishes and exploited loopholes in the rules have annoyed the players. After nearly 120 years of playing the Davis Cup...

Great Britain's Andy Murray serves during the Davis Cup tennis match against Netherlands' Tallon Griekspoor in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Andy Murray wins in his return to the Davis Cup

Nov. 20, 2019 10:47 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Andy Murray had been in a similar position before, struggling and needing a big comeback to pull off an important victory. And like he’s done so many times in his career, he again came through with a big rally, this time to lead Britain to a victory over the Netherlands in his return...