Tennis

11:10 PM ET European duo Kristina Mladenovic and Ivan Dodig have made light work of home pairing Jaimee Fourlis and Jason Kubler to claim the mixed doubles title at the Australian Open. The French-Croatian combination, who linked up for the first time at Melbourne Park, comfortably ensured a local team lost the final for the
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12:23 AM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — For the first time in 42 years, the Australian Open men’s doubles final will be an all-Australian affair with popular pair Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis set to take on Matthew Ebden and Max Purcell in Saturday’s decider. Both Australian duos took care of their semifinal assignments in straight
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3:04 AM ET ESPN News Services MELBOURNE, Australia — Stefanos Tsitsipas maintained his perfect record in Grand Slam quarterfinals, beating No. 11-seeded Jannik Sinner 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday to reach the last four of the Australian Open. The 23-year-old, No. 4-ranked Tsitsipas improved to 5-0 at this stage of a major. It’s the semifinals he’s
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11:37 PM ET D’Arcy MaineESPN.com Danielle Collins’ trademark screams of “Come on!” and “Let’s go!” could be heard reverberating throughout the stifling hot grounds at Melbourne Park. It was reminiscent of her breakthrough run at the Australian Open three years ago, but so much else has changed since then for the 28-year-old American. Collins has
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2:51 PM ET Associated Press Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, will have arthroscopic surgery on his left hip this week and be sidelined for about six months. Nishikori posted a message Tuesday on his app saying he tried “several different rehab options” before deciding with his medical team to go ahead with the
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6:36 AM ET Australian Open chief Craig Tiley said the Novak Djokovic saga will not define the 2022 tournament but that he regrets how the volatile situation took the focus off the Grand Slam and players leading up to the Melbourne Park major. Djokovic, 34, was deported from Australia after an 11-day rollercoaster involving two
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9:40 PM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — Tennis Australia has reversed the decision to ban Australian Open spectators from protesting against the whereabouts of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai, as long as it doesn’t disrupt the event. In November, Peng took to social media platform Weibo and accused Chinese Communist Party member Zhang Gaoli of pressuring
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