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  • Lleyton Hewitt says next Australian Open likely his last

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt is predicting next year’s Australian Open will likely be his last and, after he retires, he’ll take over the country’s Davis Cup captaincy. Hewitt, who turns 34 next month,…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Thursday: Weather: Sunny, high of 22 Celsius (72 Fahrenheit). Attendance: Day: 14,795. Men’s Singles Semifinal Match: No. 6 Andy Murray vs. No. 7 Tomas…

  • What to watch at Aussie Open Friday: No 1 vs defending champ

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For the third consecutive year, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka will play each other at the Australian Open. Based on the previous two outcomes, expect it to last for a while.…

  • Serena Williams to maintain No 1 ranking after Melbourne

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will remain No. 1 and No. 2 in the WTA rankings, regardless of who wins when they meet in the Australian Open final on Saturday. Sharapova…

  • Meet Coco: China’s next Li Na

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country’s two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than…

  • Australian Open Results

    Thursday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Semifinals Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, 6-3, 6-2. Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Madison Keys,…

  • Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australian Open final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes early and needed nine match points before beating Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final…

  • Australian Open Results

    Thursday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Semifinals Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, 6-3, 6-2. Serena Williams (1), United States, def. Madison Keys,…

  • Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australian Open final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes in the first set before beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against…

  • Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australian Open final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams weathered a barrage of big serves and heavy groundstrokes in the first set before beating 19-year-old Madison Keys 7-6 (5), 6-2 to set up an Australian Open final against…

  • Sharapova reaches Australian Open final for 4th time

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes…

  • Sharapova reaches Australian Open final for 4th time

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes…

  • Sharapova reaches Australian Open final for 4th time

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makaraova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes…

  • Sharapova reaches Australian Open final for 4th time

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova has reached the Australian Open final for the fourth time, beating fellow Russian Ekaterina Makaraova 6-3, 6-2 in a lopsided semifinal on Thursday. The second-ranked Sharapova needed 10 minutes…

  • Australian Open Results

    Thursday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Semifinals Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles Men Semifinals Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini,…