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  • Australian Open Results

    Saturday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Championship Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Doubles Men Championship Simone Bolelli and…

  • Woods out of top 50 for 1st time in more than 3 years

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods is out of the top 50 in the world ranking for the first time in three years. And if he doesn’t turn his game around quickly, he will be…

  • Williams beats Sharapova again, wins 19th Grand Slam title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed “C’mon,” careful not to push her point too far. The 33-year-old Williams was closing in on her 19th Grand Slam…

  • Michigan’s Walton (toe) uncertain for game with Spartans

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is taking a wait-and-see approach with point guard Derrick Walton heading into Sunday’s showdown with rival Michigan State. The Michigan sophomore has been dealing with toe problems and didn’t…

  • Fognini, Bolelli win men’s doubles at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men’s doubles title in more than 50 years after beating the French pair of Nicolas Mahut…

  • Weekend Time Schedule

    All Times EST Saturday TOP 25 BASKETBALL Men No. 1 Kentucky vs. Alabama, 7 p.m. No. 2 Virginia vs. No. 4 Duke, 7 p.m. No. 3 Gonzaga vs. Memphis, 10 p.m. No. 5 Wisconsin at…

  • McIlroy extends lead to 4 shots at Dubai Desert Classic

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy extended his lead to four shots with a 6-under 66 in the third round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Saturday. The top-ranked McIlroy, who led by…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Serena raises money with serves

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams had nothing but love for the fans at Rod Laver Arena after winning her 19th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday. As she walked to the…

  • Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title and continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals by extending her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova. She struggled with a hacking…

  • Sharapova humbled but gracious after latest loss to Williams

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After more than a decade of losses to Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova is getting good at being gracious in defeat. The Australian Open final Saturday demonstrated just how far the gap…

  • Fognini, Bolelli win men’s doubles at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men’s doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues…

  • Fognini, Bolelli win men’s doubles at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men’s doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues…

  • Fognini, Bolelli win men’s doubles at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men’s doubles title in more than 50 years after beating French pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues…

  • Hingis, 34, back in Aussie Open final, 20 years after debut

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — When Martina Hingis came out retirement for the second time in her career two years ago, she set some ground rules for herself. She would only play doubles, no singles. And…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Saturday: Weather: Sunny, high of 20 Celsius (68 Fahrenheit). Attendance: Single session: 19,236. Women’s Singles Final Result: No. 1 Serena Williams def. No. 2…