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Djokovic's dad stays away from Australian Open semifinal

Jan. 27, 2023 08:39 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic's father stayed away from the 21-time Grand Slam champion's semifinal victory on Friday after getting embroiled in a flap involving spectators who brought banned Russian flags to Melbourne Park. Srdjan Djokovic released a statement saying...

4 with Russian flags kicked out of Australian Open by police

Jan. 25, 2023 23:38 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Four people were kicked out of the Australian Open after displaying Russian flags — which have been banned from Melbourne Park — and threatening security guards, police and Tennis Australia said Thursday. A Victoria Police spokeswoman said the four...

EXPLAINER: Novak Djokovic's successful return to Australia

Jan. 25, 2023 10:54 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was still in the first set of his Australian Open quarterfinal against Andrey Rublev when the guy who would face the winner of that match, Tommy Paul, sat down for a news conference. “Probably have a better chance of winning if it’s...

Paul tops Shelton at Australian Open, faces Djokovic next

Jan. 25, 2023 07:53 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tommy Paul received a lot less attention than his younger, less-experienced, opponent, Ben Shelton, heading into their all-American quarterfinal at the Australian Open. Perhaps that was a product of the fascination with the out-of-nowhere Shelton: Just...

Are bad shots, blown leads at Australian Open 'choking'?

Jan. 24, 2023 09:46 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — When Matteo Berrettini missed what should have been a simple backhand on match point against Andy Murray in the first round of the Australian Open last week, the crowd inside Rod Laver Arena let out a collective gasp of disbelief. As Murray moved in the...

Shelton, Paul give US 3 men in quarters at Australian Open

Jan. 23, 2023 07:32 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ben Shelton’s concerns leading into his first Australian Open had less to do with playing tennis and more to do with everything else associated with the trip. His first time outside of the United States. His first time using a passport. The jet lag....

Best Australian since '04 for US men; Djokovic lone GS champ

Jan. 21, 2023 08:20 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It's been almost two full decades since this many U.S. men reached Week 2 at the Australian Open. And while that group in 2004 included a couple of Grand Slam champions in Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick, everything is all so new for the quartet there this...