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Osaka, Barty advance toward Australian Open showdown

Jan. 19, 2022 07:59 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For the first set, Naomi Osaka's rediscovered love of the game meant it was anything but fun for Madison Brengle in the second round of the Australian Open. The defending champion conceded only four points in the first four games Wednesday and rifled...

The Latest: Alexander Zverev into 3rd round in Australia

Jan. 19, 2022 07:06 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Olympic gold medalist Alexander Zverev advanced to the third round at the Australian Open and continued a streak at Grand Slam tournaments by...

Osaka, Nadal advance in Australia after Djokovic flies home

Jan. 17, 2022 07:58 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The first test of Naomi Osaka’s new approach to tennis might have been when she completely whiffed an overhead to give her opponent a break point on Day 1 of the no-Novak Djokovic Australian Open. Osaka didn’t throw her racket. She didn’t roll her...

Djokovic still in Australian Open, all anyone talks about

Jan. 13, 2022 16:40 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Just stay tuned. As hard-to-believe a story as there's been in the run-up to any Grand Slam tournament keeps adding twists and turns and shows no sign of allowing any actual tennis stealing the attention: Defending champion Novak Djokovic is hoping to...

Jabeur retires from Sydney QF with injury; Murray reaches SF

Jan. 13, 2022 09:10 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Ons Jabeur retired with a lower back injury in the Sydney Classic quarterfinals on Thursday, allowing Anett Kontaveit to advance. The fourth-seeded Kontaveit advanced after the seventh-seeded Tunisian lost the opening set 6-4 and decided to stop soon after. ...

Djokovic in Australian Open draw despite visa uncertainty

Jan. 13, 2022 04:41 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic now knows he’ll face fellow Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round of his Australian Open title defense, if he’s allowed to play. Djokovic’s visa status dominated attention until the moment the draw was conducted Thursday,...

Barty finishes year as WTA's No. 1 for 3rd consecutive time

Nov. 18, 2021 11:40 AM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wimbledon champion Ash Barty finished No. 1 in the WTA singles rankings for the third consecutive season, while Katerina Siniakova topped the doubles rankings for the second time. Barty, a 25-year-old from Australia, joins Serena Williams,...

Muguruza wins WTA Finals for first time, beating Kontaveit

Nov. 18, 2021 08:28 AM EST

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Garbiñe Muguruza's trip to Mexico started last week with a taste of tequila. After winning the WTA Finals on Wednesday, it ended the same way. Muguruza defeated Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 7-5 in the final for her first title at the WTA's elite,...

Muguruza beats Kontaveit to reach semifinals at WTA Finals

Nov. 14, 2021 23:40 PM EST

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Garbiñe Muguruza ended Anett Kontaveit´s 12-match winning streak with a 6-4, 6-4 victory Sunday that propelled her into the semifinals at the WTA Finals. Muguruza, who will be playing in her first semifinals of this tournament since 2015,...

Kontaveit, Muguruza post wins at WTA Finals in Mexico

Nov. 13, 2021 09:27 AM EST

GUADALAJARA, Mexico (AP) — Anett Kontaveit stretched her winning streak to 12 matches by beating Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-0 on Friday to secure a spot in the semifinals at the WTA Finals. The 25-year-old Estonian now has won 28 of her last 30 matches, including her...