Australian Open Tennis Championships

Sofia Kenin, right, of the U.S. is embraced by compatriot Coco Gauff after winning their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 26, 2020 - 4:46 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It made sense to Sofia Kenin that Coco Gauff would be the one getting all of the attention and generating all of the buzz. That's only natural when Gauff is 15 and making tennis history time and time again. “Yeah, I mean, the hype is for her. She's obviously done great...
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Tunisia's Ons Jabeur celebrates after defeating China's Wang Qiang in their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 26, 2020 - 1:25 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ons Jabeur is the first Arab woman to make it to a Grand Slam singles quarterfinal, and she's proud to lead the way. “I'm trying to inspire many young generations back home either in Tunisia or the Arabic world, especially in Africa, which is amazing," she said. “I've...
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Tunisia's Ons Jabeur reacts after winning a point against China's Wang Qiang during their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 25, 2020 - 10:21 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Ons Jabeur has advanced to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal with a 7-6 (4), 6-1 win over No. 27-seeded Wang Qiang. Wang was coming off an upset win over 23-time major winner Serena Williams in the third...
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Australia's Ashleigh Barty celebrates after defeating Kazakhstan's Elena Rybakina in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 25, 2020 - 5:29 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open: LOOKAHEAD TO SUNDAY Ash Barty was on and off the court quickly in her third-round match, a straight-sets win that left her most of the rest of the day to do whatever she pleased. If she chose to watch any tennis on TV, it would have...
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios lies on the court as he celebrates after defeating Russia's Karen Khachanov in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 25, 2020 - 5:16 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios put aside a bloody hand, a hamstring issue, a tiff with the chair umpire and a resilient opponent who saved a pair of match points. When the Australian Open third-round thriller ended after about 4 1/2 hours Saturday, Kyrgios dropped to his back behind the...
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Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts after losing a point to Russia's Karen Khachanov during their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 25, 2020 - 3:53 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Nick Kyrgios and Karen Khachanov are heading to a fifth set in the last men's third-round match at the Australian Open. The winner will face Rafael Nadal. Kyrgios took the opening two sets, then Khachanov...
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Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic waves as she leaves Rod Laver Arena after her third round loss to to Russia's Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 25, 2020 - 2:25 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Karolina Pliskova can make a good case that she has the strongest resume of any active player not to win a Grand Slam singles title. She's been the runner-up at the U.S. Open and a semifinalist at the French Open and Australian Open. She's currently ranked No. 2. But her...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Australia's John Millman in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2020 - 7:27 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — This was the sort of match, riveting and rollicking, that keeps Roger Federer in tennis — even with all of those Grand Slam titles and other accomplishments, even at age 38, even with two sets of twins to raise. Two points from defeat at the Australian Open, in a packed...
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Coco Gauff of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Japan's Naomi Osaka in their third round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2020 - 5:18 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Perhaps Serena Williams, now 38, will win a 24th Grand Slam title someday. And maybe Coco Gauff, still just 15, never will earn her first major championship. Sure felt, though, as if a generational shift was being signaled Friday at the Australian Open, with a pair of...
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Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Australia's John Millman during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 24, 2020 - 4:50 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Roger Federer and John Millman are going to a fifth set in the third round of the Australian Open. Federer dropped the first set 4-6 before winning the second 7-6 (2) and the third 6-4. Millman rallied to...
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