Tennis

6:43 AM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic climbed into the Rod Laver Arena stands to celebrate his 10th Australian Open championship and record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title Sunday and, after jumping and pumping his fists with his team, he collapsed onto his back, crying. When he returned to the playing surface, Djokovic
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1:21 AM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova extended their Grand Slam winning streak to 24 matches with a 6-4, 6-3 decision over Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara to claim the Australian Open women’s doubles title on Sunday. It was the seventh Grand Slam doubles title by the Czech pair,
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2:37 PM ET Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata have ensured an Australian Open trophy has remained in home hands, storming to a shock straight-sets win in the men’s doubles final. With singles champion Ash Barty retiring and Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis unable to defend their 2022 doubles crown due to injury, Kubler and Hijikata
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6:43 AM ET MELBOURNE, Australia — Sheer aggression and a high-risk, high-reward philosophy helped Aryna Sabalenka clinch an epic Australian Open final over Elena Rybakina. Sabalenka battered and bruised her way to the title at Melbourne Park, coming from a set down to overwhelm last year’s Wimbledon champion 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Editor’s Picks “We’ve been
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Jan 27, 2023 MELBOURNE, Australia — Novak Djokovic‘s father, Srdjan Djokovic, was not in attendance for his son’s Australian Open semifinal against Tommy Paul, saying in a statement Friday that he does not want to be a “disruption” to the match. Following Novak Djokovic’s quarterfinal win over Russian Andrey Rublev on Wednesday evening, Srdjan Djokovic
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11:18 AM ET Associated Press WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Australian Open semifinalist Tommy Paul and the player who eliminated Rafael Nadal at Melbourne Park, Mackenzie McDonald, are among the players picked by interim captain David Nainkin for the U.S. Davis Cup team’s matches at Uzbekistan next week. Nainkin’s appointment was announced Friday, three weeks after
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2:37 AM ET Associated Press MELBOURNE, Australia — Of all his considerable talents, Novak Djokovic‘s ability to cast aside whatever appears to stand in his way might be the most valuable. So forget about the potential distraction of his father’s decision to stay away from Rod Laver Arena for Djokovic’s semifinal against unseeded American Tommy
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5:12 AM ET Britain’s Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid captured their 16th major title as they beat the Dutch pairing of Maikel Scheffers and Ruben Spaargaren in straight sets to win the Australian Open wheelchair men’s doubles title on Friday. Hewett and Reid were dominant in their display which saw them clinch their fourth successive
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7:47 AM ET Self-proclaimed “obnoxious soccer mom” Victoria Azarenka was ordered to take off her Paris Saint-Germain shirt at the Australian Open on Thursday before bowing out of the Grand Slam with a straight-set defeat to Elena Rybakina in the semifinals. The 33-year-old two-time champion has worn shirts showing support for French Ligue 1 champions
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