Men's tennis

Sofia Kenin of the U.S. holds the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup aloft after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
February 01, 2020 - 8:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This, essentially, was where Sofia Kenin was going to win or lose the Australian Open final: She was down love-40 while serving at 2-all in the third set against two-time major champion Garbiñe Muguruza. Kenin sensed this was the moment that would matter. Up in the...
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Barbora Krejcikova, left, of the Czech Republic and Croatia's Nikola Mektic talk during their match against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the U.S. and partner Britain's Jamie Murray in the mixed doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 01, 2020 - 8:11 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Barbora Krejcikova successfully defended her Australian Open mixed doubles title by partnering with Nikola Mektic to beat Jamie Murray and Bethanie Mattek-Sands 5-7, 6-4 (10-1) in a fluctuating final under...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem stretches out for a forehand return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 31, 2020 - 5:15 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Dominic Thiem has won the second set to level the Australian Open semifinal against Alexander Zverev. Fifth-seeded Thiem saved two break points as he served for the second set before closing with an ace to...
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Romania's Simona Halep reacts during her semifinal loss to Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 30, 2020 - 8:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The temperature topped 100 degrees F (38 degrees Celsius) in the first of the Australian Open women’s semifinals and got slightly warmer in the second, when Garbiñe Muguruza and Simona Halep were going shot-for-shot in the hot-hot sun. The sudden burst of heat got very,...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts during his semifinal against Switzerland's Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2020 - 6:10 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Novak Djokovic has reached an eighth Australian Open final with a straight-set win over Roger Federer. The second-seeded Djokovic maintained his record of never losing a semifinal match at Melbourne Park and...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem, left, is congratulated by Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 29, 2020 - 8:53 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Outplayed at his own brand of physical tennis for much of the match, Rafael Nadal finally claimed a set to try to start a comeback against Dominic Thiem. Nadal marked the moment by hopping in a crouch at the baseline and vigorously pumping his right arm four times. Soon...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after defeating Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 28, 2020 - 7:46 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer was not going to go gently, of course, no matter how daunting the number of match points — his opponent accumulated seven! — no matter how achy his 38-year-old legs, no matter how slow his serves, no matter how off-target his groundstrokes. Federer still...
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Australia's Ashleigh Barty laughs during a post match interview following her win over Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 28, 2020 - 5:50 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There's a Barty going on Down Under. It's already bigger than the Barty party that took over Melbourne Park last year. That ended with Ash Barty's loss to Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarterfinals. This one picked up with Barty's 7-6 (6), 6-2 quarterfinal win...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 28, 2020 - 2:50 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Roger Federer has saved seven match points before fending off 100th-ranked Tennys Sandgren in five sets to reach the Australian Open semifinals for the 15th time. Federer, who has won six Australian...
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. celebrates her win over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 27, 2020 - 9:49 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sofia Kenin's breakthrough run at Grand Slam tournament has continued to the semifinals at the Australian Open. The 21-year-old Kenin beat No. 78-ranked Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 in the first match Tuesday on Rod Laver Arena. Both were playing in the quarterfinals at a major...
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