Australian Open Tennis Championships

Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, congratulates Serbia's Novak Djokovic on winning their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 30, 2020 - 4:06 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was wondering, right along with everyone else, what sort of shape Roger Federer would be in for their Australian Open semifinal. At age 38, despite dealing with a painful groin muscle and coming off a draining five-setter, Federer came out just fine, it...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts during his semifinal against Switzerland's Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2020 - 3:10 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:05 p.m. Novak Djokovic has reached an eighth Australian Open final with a straight-set win over Roger Federer. The second-seeded Djokovic maintained his record of never losing a semifinal match at Melbourne Park and...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem, left, is congratulated by Spain's Rafael Nadal after winning their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 29, 2020 - 6:45 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Outplayed at his own brand of physical tennis for much of the match, Rafael Nadal finally claimed a set to try to start a comeback against Dominic Thiem. Nadal marked the moment by hopping in a crouch at the baseline and vigorously pumping his right arm four times. Soon...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts after defeating Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 28, 2020 - 4:46 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer was not going to go gently, of course, no matter how daunting the number of match points — his opponent accumulated seven! — no matter how achy his 38-year-old legs, no matter how slow his serves, no matter how off-target his groundstrokes. Federer still...
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Australia's Ashleigh Barty laughs during a post match interview following her win over Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 28, 2020 - 2:50 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There's a Barty going on Down Under. It's already bigger than the Barty party that took over Melbourne Park last year. That ended with Ash Barty's loss to Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarterfinals. This one picked up with Barty's 7-6 (6), 6-2 quarterfinal win...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 27, 2020 - 11:50 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Roger Federer has saved seven match points before fending off 100th-ranked Tennys Sandgren in five sets to reach the Australian Open semifinals for the 15th time. Federer, who has won six Australian...
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Sofia Kenin of the U.S. celebrates her win over Tunisia's Ons Jabeur in their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 27, 2020 - 6:49 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sofia Kenin's breakthrough run at Grand Slam tournament has continued to the semifinals at the Australian Open. The 21-year-old Kenin beat No. 78-ranked Ons Jabeur 6-4, 6-4 in the first match Tuesday on Rod Laver Arena. Both were playing in the quarterfinals at a major...
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios walks onto Rod Laver Arena wearing a shirt as a tribute to Kobe Bryant ahead of his fourth round singles match against Spain's Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 27, 2020 - 5:48 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios wore a Los Angeles Lakers No. 8 jersey to honor Kobe Bryant on Monday ahead of his most important match of the Australian Open against top-ranked Rafael Nadal, paying his respects without needing to say a word. Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff had Bryant's...
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Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka reacts during his fourth round singles match against Russia's Daniil Medvedev at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 27, 2020 - 3:06 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — As the fourth-set tiebreaker ended, Stan Wawrinka tapped his right temple with his index finger, his signature celebration. He probably figured he had his Australian Open opponent right where he wanted him. Heading to a fifth set. Wawrinka came back to beat U.S. Open...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer runs to make a backhand return to Hungary's Marton Fucsovics during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.(AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 26, 2020 - 5:33 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer needed some time to get going in the Australian Open's fourth round, a match after a draining and difficult escape in which he was two points from defeat. To be precise, he required a full set to get sorted. After seeming sluggish while dropping the opener...
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