Column: Tennis's 'new week, new champ' 2019 is unprecedented

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer has won one trophy so far in 2019, which puts him in a tie for the ATP lead — with 18 other players. That same type of unprecedented parity i...

Isner returns to scene of 1st Masters 1000 title in Miami

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When John Isner first got to town for his Miami Open title defense, he went for a practice session at the old tournament site in Key Biscayne instead of the new location at ...

No. 1 Osaka splits with coach 2 weeks after 2nd major title

Top-ranked Naomi Osaka says she has split with coach Sascha Bajin a little more than two weeks after winning the Australian Open for her second consecutive Grand Slam title. Osaka po...

3-time major champion Andy Murray says he had hip operation

Andy Murray says he had hip resurfacing surgery and had a metal joint implanted. The three-time major champion posted a message Tuesday on Instagram saying he had the operation Monda...

Column: 'Why not?' Djokovic, coach eye Nadal, Federer totals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic sounds like a man ready to embrace the chase. Already at 15 Grand Slam titles, Djokovic is now only two majors behind Rafael Nadal's total ...

Novak, Naomi, other things we learned at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The way things went at the Australian Open didn't exactly teach the world that Novak Djokovic is the best there is in men's tennis right now. Certainly confir...

Now No. 1, Osaka wins majors to strains of Jay Rock's 'Win'

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Like the 21-year-old she is, Naomi Osaka stepped into Rod Laver Arena for the Australian Open final with a cellphone in her right hand and music in both ears. ...

Kvitova thrilled to be in Slam final, 2 years after attack

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Petra Kvitova really wanted to be the Australian Open champion. Of course she did. That she lost the final at Melbourne Park to Naomi Osa...

53rd matchup for Djokovic, Nadal in Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was fascinating to hear Novak Djokovic explain what it will be like to face Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final. "The intensity that he brings on...

Nadal breaks, beats Tsitsipas for 5th Australian Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal needed all of 11 minutes in his Australian Open semifinal to show 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas — and everyone else — that the kid's upset of Roger Federer wa...

American Collins wishes roof stayed open at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The way Danielle Collins looks at it, the end of her surprising run at Melbourne Park was something of an open-and-shut case. The 25-year-old American was...

Column: Don't write off Serena or Federer just yet

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tempting as it might be, don't write off Serena Williams or Roger Federer just yet. Sure, both are 37, and they're showing their age. Ye...

Nadal into 30th Slam semifinal; ends Tiafoe's Melbourne run

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal is back to feeling healthy. Probably not a coincidence that he's back in the Australian Open semifinals. Playing his familiar brand of court-...

Tennis players can cause quite a racket by smashing rackets

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Way behind in a match he soon would lose, Alexander Zverev leaned forward in his Australian Open sideline seat to repeatedly, and violently, crack his racket against the co...

Li Na, Mary Pierce, Kafelnikov head to Tennis Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Li Na is the first player from Asia elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. She joins Mary Pierce and Yevgeny Kafelnikov in the Class of 2019, w...