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  • Australian Open Show Court Schedules

    Tuesday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia All Times EST Play begins on all courts at 7 p.m. Monday Rod Laver Arena Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, vs. Simona Halep (3), Romania Not before 8:30 p.m. Monday:…

  • Australian Open Road

    Men Novak Djokovic (1) First Round — def. Aljaz Bedene, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Second Round — def. Andrey Kuznetsov, 6-0, 6-1, 6-4. Third Round — def. Fernando Verdasco (31), 7-6 (8), 6-3, 6-4. Fourth Round…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Monday: Weather: Light rain at first that forced the roofs to be closed temporarily on all three main arenas. High of 20 Celsius (68…

  • Williams sisters advance to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Williams sisters are back in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam, and neither one is there just to watch. Venus Williams continued her impressive career resurgence at the Australian Open…

  • Djokovic extends Grand Slam quarterfinals streak to 23

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached his 23rd consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal with a 6-4, 7-5, 7-5 win over Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller at the Australian Open on Monday. Djokovic is trying to become the…

  • Australian Open Results

    Monday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Stan Wawrinka (4), Switzerland, def. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, 7-6 (2), 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8). Kei Nishikori (5), Japan,…

  • Keys, 19, reaches first major quarterfinal _ and wants more

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys turns 20 next month and her mother, Christine, is already sending her teasing texts featuring grandma emojis. “I’m like, ‘Thanks for reminding me, Mom,'” she said. “Thank you. Love…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: NFL talk, Coach Navratilova

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — And, now onto the Super Bowl. Serena Williams is not just a football fan and limited partner in the Miami Dolphins. She’d like to play. “I would love to be a…

  • After making history, Nishikori still getting used to No. 5

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It’s only been a couple of months since Kei Nishikori moved into the No. 5 ranking, and he’s not yet comfortable with the number. Once success arrived it came quickly for…

  • Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

    NEW YORK (AP) — Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV…

  • Jury could be seated in murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A jury could be seated in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh has settled on…

  • Venus Williams’ strong Australian Open run continues

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Venus Williams’ strong run at the Australian Open continued Monday when she beat sixth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time since 2010.…

  • Bryan brothers out in 3rd round of Australian Open doubles

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mike and Bob Bryan lost in the third round of men’s doubles at the Australian Open on Monday, the second straight year the twin brothers have failed to reach the quarterfinals.…

  • Raonic advances to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Big-serving Milos Raonic advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 win Monday over Feliciano Lopez of Spain. After breaking Lopez’ serve in the eighth game…

  • Raonic advances to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Big-serving Milos Raonic advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 win Monday over Feliciano Lopez of Spain. After breaking Lopez’ serve in the eighth game…