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Collins, Swiatek advance to Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Iga Swiatek took three hours in the afternoon heat to beat 36-year-old Kaia Kanepi 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3 on Wednesday, with the payoff being a spot in the Australian Open semif...

Nadal fends off Shapovalov, advances to semis in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal held off Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 3-6, 6-3 in four hours to reach the Australian Open semifinals for the seventh time and keep his bid on track for a me...

Where is Peng Shuai? T-shirts will be OK at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Restrictions which resulted in the removal of a spectator for wearing a T-shirt supporting Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai at the Australian Open have been overhauled afte...

Tsitsipas edges Fritz, ends US men's hopes in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For Taylor Fritz, the difference between reaching the Grand Slam quarterfinals for the first time and missing out again came down to three points in an 3 1/2-hour, five-set...

Alize Cornet reaches quarterfinals at her 63rd Grand Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Alize Cornet dropped to her knees on the hard blue court, clasped her hands and took a few moments to let it sink in. In her 17th trip to the Australia Op...

Go Canada: Auger-Aliassime joins Shapovalov in quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov are enjoying quite a run in the Australian sun. For the first time, two Canadian men have reached the Australia...

Nadal reaches Australian Open quarterfinals for 14th time

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal finally got the better of a crazy, long tiebreaker and knew he'd won half the battle. After saving four set points and missing with the first...

Medvedev wins over Aussie crowd in win over Dutch opponent

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As Daniil Medvedev sat courtside trying to re-hydrate during a changeover, an image of nine-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic flashed up in the stadium behind hi...

Anisimova upsets defending champion Osaka at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Within an hour of her third-round loss at the Australian Open, defending champion Naomi Osaka had consigned it to the past. It's part of her new resolutio...

Judges didn't consider 'wisdom' of deporting Novak Djokovic

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Three Australian Federal Court judges on Thursday revealed their reasons for backing a government order to deport tennis star Novak Djokovic, explaining they did not consid...

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...

Ash Barty marks First Nations Day with easy win in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty was front and center when the Australian Open celebrated its inaugural First Nations Day. Albeit not for very long. The top-ranked Barty has Ind...

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...

Medvedev advances, Fernandez out in 1st round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian Open started well for second-seeded Daniil Medvedev, one of the biggest potential beneficiaries of Novak Djokovic’s deportation. Aiming to ...

Osaka, Nadal advance in Australia after Djokovic flies home

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The first test of Naomi Osaka’s new approach to tennis might have been when she completely whiffed on an overhead to give her opponent a break point on Day 1 of the no-Nova...