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  • Australian Open Road

    Men Rafael Nadal (3) First Round — def. Mikhail Youzhny, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Second Round — def. Tim Smyczek, 6-2, 3-6, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 7-5. Third Round — def. Dudi Sela, 6-1, 6-0, 7-5. Fourth…

  • Australian Open Show Court Schedules

    Monday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia All Times EST Play begins on all courts at 7 p.m. Sunday Rod Laver Arena Dominika Cibulkova (11), Slovakia, vs. Victoria Azarenka, Belarus Serena Williams (1), United States, vs.…

  • Australian Open Results

    Sunday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Rafael Nadal (3), Spain, def. Kevin Anderson (14), South Africa, 7-5, 6-1, 6-4. Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic,…

  • Kyrgios to meet Murray in in Australian Open quarterfinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against…

  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Sunday: Weather: Sunny, high of 22 Celsius (72 Fahrenheit). Attendance: Day: 43,835; Night: 17,291. Total: 61,126. Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No.…

  • Emotional or not, Kyrgios puts on a show at Aussie Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios knows how to entertain a crowd. He hits shots between his legs and around the net posts. He smashes rackets. He argues with the chair umpire and interacts with…

  • Andy Murray advances to Australian Open quarterfinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals. In a 3-hour,…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    NFL-PATRIOTS Coach defends team practices FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill Belichick spent a considerable amount of time discussing pressure on Saturday, but it had nothing to do with the Super Bowl. The New England Patriots…

  • Halep through to Australian Open quarterfinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Simona Halep advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals for the second straight year with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium on Sunday The 23-year-old Romanian has moved through…

  • Tradition and trophies: What to Watch at the Aussie Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A place in the quarterfinals awaits the victors Monday when the fourth round is completed at the Australian Open and the second week begins in earnest at Melbourne Park. The women’s…

  • ‘Mean Girls’ it’s not but some players scoff at friendships

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In their latest public display of friendship, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki posted a photo of getting their nails done before the Australian Open. The camaraderie, in a sport better known…

  • AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Bouchard’s song requests

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard appreciates the creativity of her personal cheering section, a group of (mostly) male fans called the Genie Army. So much so, she notices when they’ve added a new song…

  • Berdych beats Tomic to reach Australian Open quarters

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Tomas Berdych reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open for the fifth consecutive year with a 6-2, 7-6 (3), 6-2 win over local hope Bernard Tomic. With his new fiancee Ester…

  • Rafael Nadal through to Australian Open quarterfinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal stayed in contention for his second Australian Open title six years after his first with a 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 fourth-round win Sunday over Kevin Anderson. The 2009 Australian Open…

  • Australian Open Results

    Sunday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Fourth Round Rafael Nadal (3), Spain, def. Kevin Anderson (14), South Africa, 7-5, 6-1, 6-4. Tomas Berdych (7), Czech Republic,…