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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses his trophy, the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, during a photo shoot at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens following his win over Austria's Dominic Thiem in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships, in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Djokovic returns to No. 1; Kenin top American woman at No. 7

Feb. 3, 2020 4:55 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 in the ATP rankings Monday after winning his eighth Australian Open title, while Sofia Kenin's first Grand Slam trophy boosted her to a career-high No. 7 — and made her the leading American — on the WTA list. Djokovic's 6-4, 4-6,...

Austria's Dominic Thiem gestures to his opponent Spain's Rafael Nadal after hitting the net cord and winning the point during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Sorry, not sorry: Net cords & insincere apologies in tennis

Jan. 29, 2020 12:13 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It might just be the most insincere gesture in sports: A tennis player apologizes by raising a hand after a ball clips the net tape and makes it over, accidentally winning — or eventually helping to win — a point. Happens all the time, on courts all around the...

Austria's Dominic Thiem, left, is congratulated by Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

No. 1 Nadal upset by Thiem in Australian Open quarterfinals

Jan. 29, 2020 9:45 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Outplayed at his own brand of physical tennis for much of the match, Rafael Nadal finally claimed a set to try to start a comeback against Dominic Thiem. Nadal marked the moment by hopping in a crouch at the baseline and vigorously pumping his right arm four times. Soon, though,...

Spain's Rafael Nadal, left, is congratulated by Australia's Nick Kyrgios after winning their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Steady Nadal beats animated Kyrgios in 4 at Australian Open

Jan. 27, 2020 8:37 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal left the muttering and the preening, the underarm serving and the 'tweening, to his younger, flashier opponent, Nick Kyrgios. Surely, Nadal was content to collect the win in the latest installment of their rivalry. The No. 1-ranked Nadal kept his thoughts to...

Canada's Milos Raonic signs his autograph onto a Canadian flag after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic in their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Australian Open Glance: A Djokovic-Raonic QF showdown

Jan. 27, 2020 7:29 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY: Milos Raonic's perfect record at Melbourne Park this year — four straight-sets victories, including a third-round win over No. 6 Stefanos Tsitsipas — is in for a serious quarterfinal test against a guy he's...

Spain's Rafael Nadal makes a forehand return to Australia's Nick Kyrgios during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: Nadal beats Kyrgios to reach QFs in Australia

Jan. 27, 2020 6:57 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Rafael Nadal has beaten Aussie hope Nick Kyrgios in four sets to reach the quarterfinals at a Grand Slam tournament for the 41st time. The 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4) win allowed Nadal to join Jimmy Connors in third...

Switzerland's Roger Federer runs to make a backhand return to Hungary's Marton Fucsovics during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)

Federer overcomes slow start, reaches Australian Open QFs

Jan. 26, 2020 8:33 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer needed some time to get going in the Australian Open's fourth round, a match after a draining and difficult escape in which he was two points from defeat. To be precise, he required a full set to get sorted. After seeming sluggish while dropping the opener, Federer...

Spain's Rafael Nadal serves to compatriot Pablo Carreno Busta during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Australian Open Glance: Nadal, Kyrgios duel in 4th round

Jan. 26, 2020 7:25 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY All the ingredients are there for a classic fourth-round match between Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios at night on Rod Laver Arena. Their matches are always close, Nadal leads 4-3 in career head-to-heads, and they're 1-1 in...

Australia's Nick Kyrgios lies on the court as he celebrates after defeating Russia's Karen Khachanov in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Bloodied but unbowed, Kyrgios sets Nadal clash in Australia

Jan. 25, 2020 8:16 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios put aside a bloody hand, a hamstring issue, a tiff with the chair umpire and a resilient opponent who saved a pair of match points. When the Australian Open third-round thriller ended after about 4 1/2 hours Saturday, Kyrgios dropped to his back behind the...

Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands celebrates after defeating Kazakhstan's Zarina Diyas in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

The Latest: Bertens' win closes women's 3rd Rd in Australia

Jan. 25, 2020 7:19 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:10 a.m. No. 9 seed Kiki Bertens has reached the Australian Open's fourth round for the first time. Bertens closed out the women's third round at Melbourne Park by beating Zarina Diyas 6-2, 7-6 (3). Bertens compiled a 35-19...