Australian Open Tennis Championships

FILE - In this Sunday, March 17, 2019, file photo, Bianca Andreescu, of Canada, smiles as she hugs her trophy after defeating Angelique Kerber, of Germany, in the women's final at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, in Indian Wells, Calif. Roger Federer has won one trophy so far in 2019, which puts him in a tie for the ATP lead, with 18 other players. That same sort of unprecedented parity is going on in the WTA, with 13 different champions from 13 tournaments. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 20, 2019 - 4:49 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Roger Federer has won one trophy so far in 2019, which puts him in a tie for the ATP lead — with 18 other players. That same type of unprecedented parity is happening in the WTA, too, with 13 different champions from 13 tournaments. No tennis season in the Open era's 50...
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File- This Jan. 5, 2019, file photo shows Naomi Osaka of Japan talking to her coach Sascha Bajin, left, during her semifinal match against Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine at the Brisbane International tennis tournament in Brisbane, Australia. Osaka says she has split with coach Sascha Bajin a little more than two weeks after winning the Australian Open for her second consecutive Grand Slam title. Osaka posted a tweet on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, that says she "will no longer be working together with Sascha." She also thanked Bajin and wished him "all the best in the future." (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)
February 11, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Naomi Osaka surprisingly split from coach Sascha Bajin, a little more than two weeks after she won the Australian Open for a second consecutive Grand Slam title and moved to No. 1 in the WTA rankings. "Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha," Osaka posted on Twitter on...
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February 07, 2019 - 4:51 pm
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Defending champion Kevin Anderson has withdrawn from the New York Open because of a right elbow injury. Frances Tiafoe, the American who reached the Australian Open quarterfinals before falling to runner-up Rafael Nadal, was added to the field Thursday. The tournament begins...
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Czech tennis player Petra Kvitova leaves the Regional Court in Brno after giving a testimony during a trial with a man who is suspected of attacking her on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The burglar wounded Kvitova's hand with a knife and robbed her in her flat in Prostejov, 230 kilometres (143 miles) South East od Prague, in December 2016. (Vaclav Salek/CTK via AP) ** SLOVAKIA OUT **
February 05, 2019 - 11:32 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova testified in the Czech Republic on Tuesday at the trial of the man who allegedly knifed her in her home. After the December 2016 attack in her home in Prostejov, Kvitova had surgery on injuries to her playing left hand. It took the tennis star...
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January 30, 2019 - 1:34 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — No. 17 Madison Keys and No. 23 Danielle Collins will lead the U.S. Fed Cup team against Australia next month. Sofia Kenin and Nicole Melichar will join them on the team announced Wednesday by the U.S. Tennis Association and team captain Kathy Rinaldi. The 25-year-old...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reacts after winning a point to Japan's Naomi Osaka during their semifinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Karolina Pliskova will lead defending champion Czech Republic at first round of the Fed Cup against Romania on Feb. 9-10, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung/File)
January 30, 2019 - 11:30 am
PRAGUE (AP) — Karolina Pliskova will be the top player for defending Fed Cup champion Czech Republic in its first-round meeting with Romania, after Australian Open finalist Petra Kvitova pulled out. Pliskova lost in the Australian Open semifinals this month to Naomi Osaka, who then defeated Kvitova...
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January 29, 2019 - 9:01 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Australian Open quarterfinalist Elina Svitolina is in a dispute with the Ukrainian Tennis Federation and has withdrawn from her country's Fed Cup team. Svitolina, who is ranked seventh in the world, says she can't play upcoming Fed Cup matches in Poland because she is injured...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 file photo, Britain's Andy Murray answers questions at a press conference following his first round loss to Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia. Three-time major champion Andy Murray posted a message Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019 on Instagram saying he had hip resurfacing surgery and had a metal joint implanted on Monday in London. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)
January 29, 2019 - 4:40 am
Andy Murray did have a second hip operation, after all, getting a metal implant one year after his first procedure on the joint. The three-time major champion posted a message Tuesday on Instagram saying that he had the surgery in London on Monday. "Feeling a bit battered and bruised just now,"...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic poses with his trophy, the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens following his win over Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
January 28, 2019 - 3:31 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic sounds like a man ready to embrace the chase. Already at 15 Grand Slam titles, Djokovic is now only two majors behind Rafael Nadal's total of 17, and five shy of Roger Federer's men's record of 20. So a day after winning the Australian Open for his third...
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Japan's Naomi Osaka kisses her trophy the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup at Melbourne's Brighton Beach following her win over Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
January 28, 2019 - 3:10 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka is the first player from Asia to top the men's or women's tennis rankings — and the youngest woman to make her debut at No. 1 in nine years. "I feel like I'm literally just still learning," the 21-year-old Osaka said. "Everyone kind...
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