Women's tennis

Switzerland's Roger Federer gestures to a line umpire during his quarterfinal against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
January 24, 2018 - 5:55 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Roger Federer has swept aside Tomas Berdych 7-6 (1), 6-3, 6-4 to reach his 14th semifinal at the Australian Open. The 36-year-old Federer also became the oldest man to reach the semifinals at...
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January 24, 2018 - 3:36 am
LEBRON-30 K LeBron James becomes seventh to reach 30,000 career points SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LeBron James became the youngest player ever with 30,000 career points, but LaMarcus Aldridge scored 30 points to lift the San Antonio Spurs over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers 114-102 on Tuesday night...
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South Korea's Chung Hyeon celebrates after defeating United States' Tennys Sandgren in their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
January 24, 2018 - 3:24 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serving for a spot in the Australian Open semifinals and with the score at 40-love, Hyeon Chung started thinking how he might celebrate being the first Korean to reach the last four of a Grand Slam. Not so fast. He hadn't let up when upsetting No. 4 Alexander Zverev or...
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January 24, 2018 - 2:03 am
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FILE - In this Jan. 28. 2017, file photo, United States' Serena Williams follows through on a backhand return to her sister Venus during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, Australia. The U.S. Tennis Association says Williams will return to competition for the first time in more than a year at the country's Fed Cup matches against the Netherlands next month. Williams has not played an official match since winning the Australian Open in January 2017 for her 23rd Grand Slam singles title. She was pregnant during that tournament and gave birth to a daughter on Sept. 1. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung. File)
January 23, 2018 - 8:43 pm
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Serena Williams is ready to return to competition for the first time in more than a year, a little more than five months after giving birth. The U.S. Tennis Association announced Tuesday that Williams will represent the country in its first-round Fed Cup matches against...
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January 23, 2018 - 8:28 pm
DOCTOR-SEXUAL ASSAULT Michigan sports doc to be sentenced Wednesday LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A judge says a Michigan sports doctor who assaulted Olympic gymnasts and other female athletes will get his sentence Wednesday, the seventh day of an extraordinary court hearing. More than 150 women and girls...
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January 23, 2018 - 2:28 pm
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Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, walks from Croatia's Marin Cilic after he withdrew injured from their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 23, 2018 - 10:11 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One point after his medical timeout in the fourth set, Rafael Nadal went to the rear of the court to squat and do a knee-raise, trying to stretch out his injured right leg. Three games later — one point after his subsequent visit from the trainer — Nadal had to delay...
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January 23, 2018 - 6:31 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Rockets rely on "D'' to beat Heat...Bucks win after dumping Kidd UNDATED (AP) — The Houston Rockets entered Monday's NBA schedule with an 0-6 record when scoring fewer than 105 points. They managed to buck that trend as James Harden scored 28 points and Chris Paul added 16 in a 99-90...
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January 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
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