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Olympic star Shiffrin: Loss of father 'still pretty painful'

Mikaela Shiffrin glances over her right shoulder at the photo of her late father, Jeff, hanging on a wall in her Edwards, Colorado, home. She smiles. Then she bows her head, sighs and begins speaking,...

Goodbye, Garbiñe: No. 3 Muguruza bows out at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The surprises started early at the Australian Open on Day 4, with third-seeded Garbiñe Muguruza becoming the highest-seeded player to exit the women's draw just minutes aft...

Analysis: Teen Slam champ Raducanu still winning, learning

At this time two years ago, Emma Raducanu was participating in the Australian Open junior event — and losing in the first round. A year ago, she was keeping tabs on Melbourne Park vi...

Djokovic leaves Australia but debate goes on in vaccine saga

Australia sent Novak Djokovic home, but opinion remains divided worldwide on the No. 1 men's tennis player and whether he should have been allowed to compete in the Australian Open despite not being v...

Analysis: Novak Djokovic's legal loss is loss for Open, fans

Novak Djokovic’s loss in a court of law is also a loss for the Australian Open, a loss for tennis fans and a loss for the sport as a whole. Setting aside, for a moment, everything th...

Ruled out: Australia deports Djokovic for being unvaccinated

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia on Sunday after losing a bid to stay in the country to defend his Australian Open title despite not being vaccinated against COVI...

No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbou...

TIMELINE: Djokovic's failed bid to play in Australian Open

Novak Djokovic’s attempt to play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated against COVID-19 came to an end when a court upheld a government minister's rejection of his visa. ...

Rising above reality: How Djokovic bends his mind to succeed

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...

Nadal, others on Djokovic saga: 'Bit tired of the situation'

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal's first Grand Slam match in more than seven months is on the horizon, he is coming back from a painful left foot problem that limited him to one tournament ove...

TIMELINE: Novak Djokovic's bid to compete at Australian Open

The Australian government on Friday revoked tennis star Novak Djokovic's visa for a second time, just three days before the Australian Open begins. Djokovic’s lawyers are expected to...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2022: Reigning champion Osaka back in action

Naomi Osaka is heading into the 2022 Australian Open as the defending champion and with what she says is a fresh outlook on tennis after taking mental health breaks in the middle of last season and ag...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2022: '21 champ Osaka, No. 1 Barty top field

Women to watch at the Australian Open, which begins Monday at Melbourne Park (Sunday in the U.S.): ___ ASH BARTY Seeded: 1 Count...

AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2022: Djokovic seeded No. 1, chasing No. 21

Men to watch at the Australian Open, which begins Monday at Melbourne Park (Sunday in the U.S.): NOVAK DJOKOVIC Seeded: 1 Country: Serbia ...

TIMELINE: Novak Djokovic's bid to compete at Australian Open

Novak Djokovic's bid to get around rules requiring players at the Australian Open to be vaccinated against COVID-19 is still in limbo. Two panels approved his request for a medical e...