Women's tennis

Sofia Kenin of the U.S. reacts as she is interviewed on court after defeating Australia's Ashleigh Barty in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 30, 2020 - 7:47 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Sofia Kenin never flinched. Not when she was twice a point from dropping the opening set of her first Grand Slam semifinal at the Australian Open. Not when she was twice a point from dropping the second set, either. And the American is into her first major final at age...
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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 - 7:06 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 - 6:10 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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Former Australian Open champion Margaret Court holds up the women's Australian Open trophy, the Daphne Ackhurst Memorial Cup, as her 50th anniversary of her Grand Slam is celebrated at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 29, 2020 - 3:32 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Navratilova has apologized after getting caught on a technicality in her on-court campaign to have a stadium renamed at the Australian Open. The 18-time major winner didn't step back from the key message, though. Navratilova has regularly objected to Margaret...
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Romania's Simona Halep celebrates after defeating Estonia's Anett Kontaveit during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 29, 2020 - 1:34 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Simona Halep went to work a long way from home in the off-season, out near the desert, not taking a day off. Her focus was on getting fitter in a bid to win a third major title, to go with the championships at Wimbledon last year and her career breakthrough at the French...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts as he is interviewed by John McEnroe about the death of his friend Kobe Bryant following his quarterfinal win over Canada's Milos Raonic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 28, 2020 - 7:31 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Novak Djokovic choked back tears as he paid tribute to Kobe Bryant. After moving within two wins of an eighth Australian Open title with a win over Milos Raonic, Djokovic wore a green jacket with the letters...
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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 - 5:50 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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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 - 12:14 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ash Barty is a step closer to ending a four-decade drought for Aussies at the national championship. Top-ranked Barty saved set points in the 11th game and another in the tiebreaker before seizing the momentum against two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in a 7-6 (6...
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Germany's Alexander Zverev, left, is congratulated by Russia's Andrey Rublev after winning their fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 27, 2020 - 6:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Alexander Zverev ended Andrey Rublev's 15-match winning streak and moved into the quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win over the Russian player at Melbourne Arena. Rublev hadn't lost a match since October,...
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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 - 7:46 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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