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Buffalo’s Pegula eyes 1st Slam semifinal at Australian Open

Jan. 23, 2023 02:15 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — At the draw ceremony for the season-ending WTA Finals in October, the emcee called Jessica Pegula to the front of the room and asked the 28-year-old American about her championship at an event in Mexico a handful of days earlier. He called it the...

Korda of US stops 2-time Australian Open runner-up Medvedev

Jan. 20, 2023 09:53 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sebastian Korda comes by his athleticism and competitive instincts honestly. From Dad, the 1998 Australian Open champion. From Mom, also a former professional tennis player. And from two big sisters, both current golf pros. Add in some mentorship from...

Australian Open lookahead: Andy Murray tries for 3rd round

Jan. 18, 2023 09:25 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Andy Murray tries to back up his first-round victory over Matteo Berrettini by winning again and earning a trip to the third round of the Australian Open for the first time since 2017. The 35-year-old Murray is a three-time Grand...

Coco Gauff beats Emma Raducanu in Australia 'with maturity'

Jan. 18, 2023 07:38 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Might be easy to forget, perhaps, that Coco Gauff is still just 18. After all, she's been winning Grand Slam matches for 3 1/2 years. Already reached one major final. Moved into the top 10 of the WTA rankings in singles and doubles. So Gauff was proud of...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2023: Unvaccinated Djokovic back, year later

Jan. 11, 2023 18:25 PM EST

Novak Djokovic had just wrapped up last season by winning the ATP Finals for a record sixth time when, rather than looking ahead to 2023, his mind immediately went back to the way 2022 began: He was unable to compete in last year's Australian Open after being deported from the country because he...

Nadal, Alcaraz to meet in exhibition at Las Vegas in March

Dec. 06, 2022 08:24 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Carlos Alcaraz will resume their rivalry for the ages in an exhibition match in Las Vegas on March 5. Nadal, who is 36, owns a men’s-record 22 Grand Slam titles, including two in 2022 at the Australian Open in January and French Open in June,...

Carlos Alcaraz youngest year-end No. 1 in ATP rankings

Dec. 05, 2022 12:24 PM EST

Teenager Carlos Alcaraz is the youngest year-end No. 1 in the history of the ATP computerized rankings and joins fellow Spaniard Rafael Nadal as the first players from the same country to claim the top two spots at the close of a season since Americans Pete Sampras and Michael Chang in 1996. ...

No Chinese tournaments listed yet on WTA’s 2023 schedule

Nov. 15, 2022 17:13 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The WTA Tour released its schedule for 2023 through the U.S. Open in September, with no tournaments slated for China yet. The women’s tennis tour’s announcement of its provisional event dates, released Tuesday, said: “Details of the remaining...

Cowboy Up: Garcia wins WTA Finals over Sabalenka in Texas

Nov. 08, 2022 00:57 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Caroline Garcia plopped on a cowboy hat to go with the trophy she was holding after telling fans she had enjoyed her first trip to Texas. There was plenty for the Frenchwoman to like in Cowtown. Garcia took a tight first set and went on to a...