Tennis

11:25 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Top-ranked doubles player Robert Farah was provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Federation on Tuesday pending a disciplinary hearing into his positive doping test. The ITF formally imposed the suspension hours after the Australian Open began. Farah had been due to play in Melbourne with long-time doubles partner
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2:35 AM ET Britain’s Johanna Konta and Kyle Edmund have both been knocked out of the Australian Open in the opening round after suffering straight sets defeats in Melbourne. World No. 13 Konta, who made it to the semifinals of the tournament in 2016, was the first big-name player to be knocked out of the
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2:56 AM ET Australia’s Ashleigh Barty has captured her first WTA title on home soil with an emphatic straight-sets victory in the Adelaide International final. The world No. 1 has downed world No.24 Ukranian Dayana Yastremska 6-2, 7-5 in Saturday’s final at Memorial Drive. Barty had lost her two previous WTA finals in Australia –
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2:40 AM ET Prajnesh Gunnewaran sneaked into the Australian Open men’s singles main draw as a lucky loser on Saturday and might run into world No. 2 Novak Djokovic if he clears the first hurdle. Prajnesh lost the final qualifying round match to Latvia’s Ernests Gulbis in straight sets but was fortunate to make the
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