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  • Safiullin wins boys, Mihalikova wins Aussie Open girls title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roman Safiullin of Russia won the boys singles title and Slovakia’s Tereza Mihalikova won the girls singles title at the Australian Open on Saturday. Mihalikova won five consecutive games after Katie…

  • Australian Open Results

    Saturday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Junior Singles Girls Championship Tereza Mihalikova, Slovakia, def. Katie Swan (14), Britain, 6-1, 6-4. Wheelchair Singles Men Championship Shingo Kunieda (1),…

  • Australian Open Head-to-Heads

    Women’s Championship Saturday No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 2 Maria Sharapova Williams leads 16-2 2004 Miami, hard-outdoor, R16, Williams, 6-4, 6-3. 2004 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, F, Sharapova, 6-1, 6-4. 2004 WTA Championships-Los Angeles, hard-indoor, F,…

  • Novak Djokovic’s Grand Slam Finals Results

    Record: 7-7 2007 U.S. Open — lost to Roger Federer, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2), 6-4. 2008 Australian Open — beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (2). 2010 U.S. Open — lost to Rafael Nadal,…

  • Djokovic beats Wawrinka to reach fifth Australian Open final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he’d renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray. The top-ranked Djokovic was…

  • Australian Open-Men’s Final Comparison

    No. 1 Novak Djokovic vs. No. 6 Andy Murray Djokovic Murray Age 27 27 Height 6-2 6-3 Weight 176 185 Rank 1 6 Career Money-x $72,444,493 $34,190,085 2015 Money-x $40,585 - Grand Slam Finals 7-7…

  • Wawrinka’s Australian Open title defense ends in semifinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — For the man nicknamed “Stanimal,” this was not the way for defending champion Stan Wawrinka to go out of the Australian Open — with a whimper, not a roar. It was…

  • Djokovic beats defending champ Wawrinka to reach final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic did enough to beat defending champion Stan Wawrinka in a semifinal match that lacked the intensity of their recent five-setters, setting up an Australian Open final against long-time friend…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Friday: Weather: Sunny, high of 21 Celsius (70 Fahrenheit). Attendance: Single session: 21,019. Men’s Singles Semifinal Result: No. 1 Novak Djokovic def. No. 4…

  • Cilic delays return again, withdraws from Zagreb Indoors

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also forced him to miss the Brisbane International and Australian Open.…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    NBA-SCHEDULE Grizzlies shut down Nuggets UNDATED (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have a five-game winning streak and a two-game lead over Houston in the NBA’s Southwest Division. Zach Randolph had 15 points and 17 rebounds…

  • Australian Open Show Court Schedules

    Saturday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia All Times EST Play begins at 9 p.m. Friday Rod Laver Arena Girls’ Final: Katie Swan (14), Britain, vs. Tereza Mihalikova, Slovakia Boys’ Final: Roman Safiullin (1), Russia, vs.…

  • Djokovic beats defending champ Wawrinka to reach final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was stretched to five sets again against Stan Wawrinka before beating the defending champion 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Friday night to reach his fifth Australian Open final.…

  • Djokovic beats defending champ Wawrinka to reach final

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was stretched to five sets again against Stan Wawrinka before beating the defending champion 7-6 (1), 3-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 Friday night to reach his fifth Australian Open final.…

  • Australian Open Head-to-Heads

    Women’s Championship Saturday No. 1 Serena Williams vs. No. 2 Maria Sharapova Williams leads 16-2 2004 Miami, hard-outdoor, R16, Williams, 6-4, 6-3. 2004 Wimbledon, grass-outdoor, F, Sharapova, 6-1, 6-4. 2004 WTA Championships-Los Angeles, hard-indoor, F,…