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Anisimova upsets defending champion Osaka at Australian Open

Jan. 21, 2022 08:41 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Within an hour of her third-round loss at the Australian Open, defending champion Naomi Osaka had consigned it to the past. It's part of her new resolution for 2022. No dwelling on what's already happened. Osaka had two match points...

The Latest: Nadal advances to 4th round at Australian Open

Jan. 21, 2022 08:27 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:20 a.m. (Saturday) Rafael Nadal has advanced to the fourth round of the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1 victory over No. 28-seeded Karen Khachanov. ...

Defending champion Naomi Osaka loses to Amanda Anisimova in third round of Australian Open

Jan. 21, 2022 05:48 AM EST
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Defending champion Naomi Osaka loses to Amanda Anisimova in third round of Australian Open.

Testing times for Australian Open amid COVID-19 pandemic

Jan. 20, 2022 12:44 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The safety protocols for COVID-19 have been a touchy subject at the Australian Open, particularly after nine-time champion Novak Djokovic was deported for failing to meet the country’s strict vaccination requirements. So Olympic champion Alexander...

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...

The Latest at the Australian Open: 2021 champ Osaka wins

Jan. 16, 2022 22:41 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Monday from the Australian Open at Melbourne Park (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Defending champion Naomi Osaka has had a relatively trouble-free 6-3, 6-3 win over Camila Osorio in her first-round match on Rod Laver Arena. The...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: No Djokovic; Nadal, Barty in action Monday

Jan. 16, 2022 04:47 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A glance at the Australian Open which begins Monday: SURFACE Hard courts SITE Melbourne Park SCHEDULE There are separate day and night sessions with the featured matches played at...

Rising above reality: How Djokovic bends his mind to succeed

Jan. 15, 2022 12:10 PM EST

To his critics, Novak Djokovic has been cavalier and reckless in the face of a deadly pandemic. But students of the tennis star’s game note that bending reality has been a secret to his success, until now. The dizzying saga playing out in Australia over Djokovic’s refusal to get...