Australian Open Tennis Championships

Spain's Garbine Muguruza makes a backhand return to Sofia Kenin of the U.S. during the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 01, 2020 - 4:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Garbiñe Muguruza has taken the first set 6-4 in the Australian Open final against 14th-seeded Sofia Kenin. Muguruza, a two-time major winner, converted two of her nine break-point chances — in the third and...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem celebrates after defeating Germany's Alexander Zverev during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 31, 2020 - 9:20 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Locked in an even-as-can-be Australian Open semifinal, Dominic Thiem looked up at his guest box, patted his belly and stuck out his tongue, as if to indicate he was feeling sick. He shook his head. He winced. Whatever might have been going on, Thiem turned out to be just...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem makes a forehand return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 31, 2020 - 7:39 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Locked in an even-as-can-be Australian Open semifinal, Dominic Thiem looked up at his guest box, patted his belly and stuck out his tongue, as if to indicate he was feeling sick. He shook his head. He winced. Whatever might have been going on, Thiem turned out to be just...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem makes a forehand return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
January 31, 2020 - 7:35 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Dominic Thiem will be playing for a major championship on a hard court for the first time at the Australian Open after losing the last two French Open finals to Rafael Nadal. The fifth-seeded Thiem dropped...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem sits on the court after a fall during his semifinal against Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 31, 2020 - 6:37 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 10:35 p.m. Dominic Thiem leads the Australian Open semifinal 2 sets to 1 against Alexander Zverev. The fifth-seeded Thiem saved two sets points with powerful ground strokes in the 10th game of the third, and then...
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Austria's Dominic Thiem stretches out for a forehand return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 31, 2020 - 5:15 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Dominic Thiem has won the second set to level the Australian Open semifinal against Alexander Zverev. Fifth-seeded Thiem saved two break points as he served for the second set before closing with an ace to...
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Hungary's Timea Babos, left, and France's Kristina Mladenovic celebrate after defeating Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei and Barbora Strycova of the Czech Republic in the women's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
January 31, 2020 - 2:37 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic have combined to win their second Australian Open women's doubles title in three years. The pair routed top-seeded Hsieh Su-wei of Taiwan and Barbora Strycova 6-2, 6-1...
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Romania's Simona Halep reacts during her semifinal loss to Spain's Garbine Muguruza at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 30, 2020 - 8:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The temperature topped 100 degrees F (38 degrees Celsius) in the first of the Australian Open women’s semifinals and got slightly warmer in the second, when Garbiñe Muguruza and Simona Halep were going shot-for-shot in the hot-hot sun. The sudden burst of heat got very,...
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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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