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Murray edges Kokkinakis after 4 a.m. at Australian Open

Murray edges Kokkinakis after 4 a.m. at Australian Open

Jan 19, 2023 / 9:12 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The times on the clock shifted from p.m. to a.m., the day from Thursday to Friday, and Andy Murray never wavered, never relented,...

No. 2 Ons Jabeur loses to Vondrousova at Australian Open

No. 2 Ons Jabeur loses to Vondrousova at Australian Open

Jan 19, 2023 / 6:28 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-seeded Ons Jabeur became the latest top player to exit the Australian Open in the second round, beaten by 86th-ranked...

Canada's Leylah Fernandez knocked out of Aussie Open by No. 4 Caroline Garcia

Canada's Leylah Fernandez knocked out of Aussie Open by No. 4 Caroline Garcia

Jan 19, 2023 / 6:09 am

MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada's Leylah Fernandez was eliminated from women's singles play at the Australian Open after dropping a second-round match to...

Djokovic worried about leg, bothered by heckler in Australia

Djokovic worried about leg, bothered by heckler in Australia

Jan 19, 2023 / 4:22 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic propped up his left shoe on a courtside sign so he could stretch out a hamstring that he acknowledged afterward...

Mackenzie McDonald, who beat Nadal, eyes more in Australia

Mackenzie McDonald, who beat Nadal, eyes more in Australia

Jan 19, 2023 / 1:56 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was a long road back to elite-level tennis for Mackenzie McDonald, and his victory over defending champion Rafael Nadal at the...

She has perfect tennis name: Katie Volynets -- Volley Nets

She has perfect tennis name: Katie Volynets -- "Volley Nets"

Jan 18, 2023 / 10:51 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — When she was younger, Katie Volynets used to fake stomach aches so she could get out of swimming. She was much more focused on...

Nadal MRI shows hurt left hip flexor; recovery of 6-8 weeks

Nadal MRI shows hurt left hip flexor; recovery of 6-8 weeks

Jan 18, 2023 / 10:33 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal injured his left hip flexor during his loss at the Australian Open and could need about six to eight weeks to fully...

Brooksby tops No. 2 Ruud; Jabeur out, too; Djokovic wins

Brooksby tops No. 2 Ruud; Jabeur out, too; Djokovic wins

Jan 18, 2023 / 6:03 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Oh-so-close to completing a straight-set upset of No. 2 seed Casper Ruud at the Australian Open, Jenson Brooksby frittered away...

Canadian freestyle skier Rachael Karker skies for joy post-Beijing

Canadian freestyle skier Rachael Karker skies for joy post-Beijing

Jan 18, 2023 / 1:15 pm

CALGARY — What Rachael Karker wants to do in her first season after winning an Olympic medal is unwind and ski. The Canadian earned halfpipe bronze in her...

Toronto Arrows return entire coaching staff for 2023 MLR season under Peter Smith

Toronto Arrows return entire coaching staff for 2023 MLR season under Peter Smith

Jan 18, 2023 / 12:06 pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Arrows are returning their coaching staff for the 2023 Major League Rugby season under head coach Peter Smith. Smith is entering his...

Canadian middleweight Marc-Andre Barriault to fight on high-profile UFC 285 card

Canadian middleweight Marc-Andre Barriault to fight on high-profile UFC 285 card

Jan 18, 2023 / 11:22 am

Canadian middleweight Marc-Andre (Power Bar) Barriault has been matched against Julian (The Cuban Missile Crisis) Marquez on the high-profile UFC 285 fight card...

Analysis: Hard to know what's next for Nadal with hip injury

Analysis: Hard to know what's next for Nadal with hip injury

Jan 18, 2023 / 9:26 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This is hardly the first time Rafael Nadal’s body has betrayed him. That much we know. What no one — not even the 22-time...

Coco Gauff beats Emma Raducanu in Australia 'with maturity'

Coco Gauff beats Emma Raducanu in Australia 'with maturity'

Jan 18, 2023 / 2:22 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Might be easy to forget, perhaps, that Coco Gauff is still just 18. After all, she's been winning Grand Slam matches for 3 1/2...

Auger-Aliassime digs deep for major comeback at Aussie Open

Auger-Aliassime digs deep for major comeback at Aussie Open

Jan 17, 2023 / 10:30 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia — They took different paths, but Canadians Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov have both advanced to the third round of the...

Pegula, whose family owns Bills, honors Hamlin in Australia

Pegula, whose family owns Bills, honors Hamlin in Australia

Jan 17, 2023 / 10:26 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Pro tennis player Jessica Pegula has Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin on her mind — and his No. 3 jersey number on her outfit...

Hampered by bad hip, Rafael Nadal loses at Australian Open

Hampered by bad hip, Rafael Nadal loses at Australian Open

Jan 17, 2023 / 6:01 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal bowed his head during changeovers and rested his elbows on his knees, the very picture of resignation. What already...

Australian Open offers reminders that sports reflect society

Australian Open offers reminders that sports reflect society

Jan 17, 2023 / 8:50 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is back at the Australian Open, which is newsworthy, yes, mainly because of the reason he was not in the tournament...

Novak Djokovic gets warm Australian Open welcome, then wins

Novak Djokovic gets warm Australian Open welcome, then wins

Jan 17, 2023 / 5:43 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The supportive signs and dozens of Serbian flags and loud chants of Novak Djokovic's nickname filled Rod Laver Arena, providing a...

After 1st vacation, Taylor Townsend gets 1st Slam win as mom

After 1st vacation, Taylor Townsend gets 1st Slam win as mom

Jan 16, 2023 / 10:15 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Taylor Townsend was preparing to return to professional tennis after becoming a mom nearly two years ago, she sought counsel...

Tennis player denies using fake COVID-19 travel certificate

Tennis player denies using fake COVID-19 travel certificate

Jan 16, 2023 / 8:32 pm

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Italian tennis player Camila Giorgi has denied allegations that she obtained a false COVID-19 vaccine certificate to allow her to...

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