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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...

Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic waves as she leaves Rod Laver Arena after her third round loss to to Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Still eyeing Slam, Pliskova exits Australia; 1 US man left

Jan. 25, 2020 5:26 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Karolina Pliskova can make a good case that she has the strongest resume of any active player not to win a Grand Slam singles title. She's been the runner-up at the U.S. Open and a semifinalist at the French Open and Australian Open. She's currently ranked No. 2. But her results...

Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Australia's John Millman in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Federer tops Australia's Millman in 5 sets at Melbourne Park

Jan. 24, 2020 10:28 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was the sort of match, riveting and rollicking, that keeps Roger Federer in tennis — even with all of those Grand Slam titles and other accomplishments, even at age 38, even with two sets of twins to raise. Two points from defeat at the Australian Open, in a packed...

Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Japan's Naomi Osaka in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Youth served: Gauff wins, Serena loses at Australian Open

Jan. 24, 2020 9:16 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Perhaps Serena Williams, now 38, will win a 24th Grand Slam title someday. And maybe Coco Gauff, still just 15, never will earn her first major championship. Sure felt, though, as if a generational shift was being signaled Friday at the Australian Open, with a pair of...

John Isner of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Chile's Alejandro Tabilo in their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Australian Open Glance: Divergent paths for 3rd-round foes

Jan. 24, 2020 9:09 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SATURDAY They were born a month apart, two 34-year-olds who, as they would say in Australia, are as different as chalk and cheese. John Isner is tall and lanky, 10 inches taller in fact than Stan Wawrinka. The Swiss-born Wawrinka...

Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Australia's John Millman during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

The Latest: Federer posts 100th match win at Australian Open

Jan. 24, 2020 8:51 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Roger Federer has been pushed all the way before recording his 100th match win at the Australian Open and reaching the Round of 16 at Melbourne Park for the 18th time with a 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8) victory...

Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Japan's Naomi Osaka in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

15-year-old Gauff upsets '19 champ Osaka at Australian Open

Jan. 24, 2020 5:15 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Coco Gauff plays nothing like what her age — still just 15 — or her ranking — 67th and rapidly rising — would suggest. Everyone keeps finding out that no matter an opponent's experience or accolades, no matter the stakes or the stage, Gauff plays with...

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki wipes away tears after a third round loss to Tunisia's Ons Jabeur at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Bittersweet: Caroline Wozniacki's career ends in Australia

Jan. 24, 2020 3:11 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was bittersweet, Caroline. Tears flowed after 2018 Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki's professional career ended with a third-round loss Friday at Melbourne Park. Wozniacki — “I'm not a crier,” she insisted — got emotional in her...

Elina Svitolina of Ukraine makes a forehand return to Lauren Davis of the U.S.during their second round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

The Latest: Svitolina puts top 10 women in Australian 3rd Rd

Jan. 23, 2020 9:09 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:45 a.m. All of the top 10 seeded women have reached the third round at the Australian Open for the first time since 2007. It's the first time it's happened at any Grand Slam tournament since Wimbledon in 2009. No. 5 Elina...