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Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Jannik Sinner and others set for Saudi Arabia exhibition

Feb. 05, 2024 17:07 PM EST

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz and new Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner are slated to participate in an exhibition event in Saudi Arabia in October, the kingdom's latest move into tennis. Daniil Medvedev and Holger Rune are the other...

AP Week in Pictures: Asia

Feb. 01, 2024 23:55 PM EST

Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2024 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images in the Asia-Pacific region made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. Republic Day parade celebrations were held across India. A protest in Bangkok marked the...

Jannik Sinner does it his way. He chose tennis over skiing and selected his new coaching team

Jan. 31, 2024 13:04 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Jannik Sinner’s career so far can be defined by the choices he made. And the freedom he had to make them. From when he was a kid growing up in the German-speaking area of the Italian Dolomites and he chose tennis over skiing — even though he had won a national...

'Grandissimo': Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni welcomes home Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner

Jan. 30, 2024 13:15 PM EST

ROME (AP) — Australian Open champion Jannik Sinner returned to Italy on Tuesday amid great fanfare and headed straight to a private meeting with Premier Giorgia Meloni. “Grandissimo,” Meloni said when Sinner walked into her office in the Chigi Palace. “I want...

Pope Francis congratulates Italy after tennis player Jannik Sinner wins the Australian Open

Jan. 29, 2024 20:02 PM EST

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis congratulated Italy on Monday after tennis player Jannik Sinner became the country's first man to win a Grand Slam singles title in nearly a half century. Sinner won the Australian Open title on Sunday and Francis made the acknowledgement during an...

Sinner rallies from 2 sets down to beat Medvedev in Australia and clinch his first Grand Slam title

Jan. 28, 2024 12:17 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jannik Sinner lined up a forehand, drilled it down the line and dropped to the court on his back, giving himself some moments to process how he'd managed to come back from two sets down to win his first Grand Slam title. The 22-year-old Sinner found a...

Soccer-mad Italy is now obsessed with tennis player Jannik Sinner after his Australian Open title

Jan. 28, 2024 11:59 AM EST

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Soccer-mad Italy has a new obsession. Jannik Sinner’s performance on the tennis court has captured the country’s attention. And not just for the way Sinner rallied from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev and win the Australian Open title on...

Australian Open 2024: The singles champions are Jannik Sinner and Aryna Sabalenka

Jan. 28, 2024 10:02 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jannik Sinner’s first Grand Slam title with a comeback from two sets down to beat Daniil Medvedev completed the first 15-day Australian Open on the third Sunday of the tournament. Here's a guide that tells you everything you need to know: KEY RESULTS...

Unflappable so far, Sinner prepares for his first major final. He faces Medvedev in Australia

Jan. 27, 2024 08:19 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One thing people have noticed about Jannik Sinner is how unflappable he's been on his run to the Australian Open final. And the big smile. In the semifinals against 10-time title-winner Novak Djokovic, who had never lost a match after reaching the last...

Analysis: Don't write off Novak Djokovic after his Australian Open loss to Jannik Sinner

Jan. 26, 2024 15:26 PM EST

It might be tempting to see some tidy symbolism and greater significance in Novak Djokovic’s loss to Jannik Sinner in the Australian Open semifinals. The end of the thirtysomething Djokovic's 33-match winning streak at Melbourne Park. The end of his bid for an 11th championship...