Coco Gauff to play Indian Wells for 1st time in March

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Coco Gauff, the 15-year-old rising American star, will make her first appearance at the BNP Paribas Open, joining all the top 75-ranked men's and women's players in the wor...

Sorry, not sorry: Net cords & insincere apologies in tennis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It might just be the most insincere gesture in sports: A tennis player apologizes by raising a hand after a ball clips the net tape and makes it over, accidentally winning ...

Florida governor asked to reexamine 'stand your ground' case

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — In a case involving Florida's controversial “stand your ground” law, Gov. Ron DeSantis has been asked to reinvestigate the fatal shooting of a drunken, unarmed man who mis...

Struggling Düsseldorf fires coach Friedhelm Funkel

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Fortuna Düsseldorf fired Friedhelm Funkel as coach on Wednesday after the team slipped to last place in the Bundesliga. The struggling club said it was rea...

Navratilova sorry for protocol breach, not for Court protest

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Navratilova has apologized after getting caught on a technicality in her on-court campaign to have a stadium renamed at the Australian Open. The 1...

Australian Open glance: Federer faces Djokovic for 50th time

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO THURSDAY Defending champion Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will be playing each othe...

Halep, Muguruza take contrasting paths to semis in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Simona Halep went to work a long way from home in the off-season, out near the desert, not taking a day off. Her focus was on getting fitter in a bid to w...

Fitter than ever, Halep breezes into Australian Open semis

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Simona Halep spent her off-season away from home for the first time so she could focus fully on 2020 and her quest for a third major title. She's within t...

The Latest: Halep cruises into Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Wimbledon champion Simona Halep needed only 53 minutes to beat Anett Kon...

Coco Gauff joins Serena Williams in US team for Fed Cup

WHITE PLAINS, NY (AP) — Teenager Coco Gauff was included in the U.S. Fed Cup team for the first time on Tuesday, joining the likes of Serena Williams for a qualifying series against Latvia next week. ...

It's Barty time at Australian Open; local hope is into semis

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...

Australian Open Glance: Nadal-Thiem QF could be a long one

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Top-ranked Rafael Nadal and fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem play a quarterfinal i...

Barty advances to Australian Open semifinals; Kenin next

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty is a step closer to ending a four-decade drought for Aussies at the national championship. Top-ranked Barty was under pressure on her serve and ...

Ivanisevic, Conchita Martinez elected to tennis Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Wimbledon champions Goran Ivanisevic and Conchita Martinez were elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The Class of 2020 was announced Tuesday ...

Sofia Kenin is first through to Australian Open semifinals

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 O...