Men's tennis

Rafael Nadal, left, jumps the net while Roger Federer watches on during their exhibition tennis match held at the Cape Town Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday Feb. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Halden Krog)
February 07, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Roger Federer wasn't going to lose this one to Rafael Nadal. Not on what felt like a homecoming for Federer, who beat his great rival 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in a three-set exhibition match at a soccer stadium in Cape Town, South Africa, on Friday. It was Federer's first match in his mother's country of...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses his trophy, the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup, during a photo shoot at Melbourne's Royal Botanic Gardens following his win over Austria's Dominic Thiem in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships, in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
February 03, 2020 - 4:54 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic returned to No. 1 in the ATP rankings Monday after winning his eighth Australian Open title, while Sofia Kenin's first Grand Slam trophy boosted her to a career-high No. 7 — and made her the leading American — on the WTA list. Djokovic's 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
February 02, 2020 - 10:36 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was looking weary and worn down. He felt dizzy and trailed Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final -- miscues mounting, deficit growing. Djokovic did what he does, though. He refused to lose, waited for a chance to pounce and found his best tennis when...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic kisses the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
February 02, 2020 - 10:02 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A quick look at the Australian Open's final day: Novak Djokovic won a record-extending eighth Australian Open title by coming back to beat 5th-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the championship match. Djokovic improved to 16-0 in semifinals and finals at...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic carries the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup around Rod Laver Arena after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the men's singles final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
February 02, 2020 - 9:45 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 1:15 a.m. Novak Djokovic had the Australian Open trophy in his hands for the eighth time, and his thoughts turned to Kobe Bryant. The Los Angeles Lakers great, his daughter, Gianna, and seven others died in a...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic carries the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup onto Margaret Court Arena to celebrate with fans after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the men's singles final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, early Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 02, 2020 - 9:22 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was looking weary and worn down. He felt dizzy and trailed Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final -- miscues mounting, deficit growing. Djokovic did what he does, though. He refused to lose, waited for a chance to pounce and found his best tennis when...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, left, holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 02, 2020 - 9:05 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 12:45 p.m. After trading shots for five sets vying for the Australian Open title, Novak Djokovic and Dominic Thiem united to recognize the impact of the deadly wildfires on the tournament's host country. “We all saw,...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 02, 2020 - 8:31 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was looking weary and worn down. He trailed Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final -- miscues mounting, deficit growing. Djokovic did what he does, though. He refused to lose, waited for a chance to pounce and found his best tennis when absolutely...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Austria's Dominic Thiem in the final of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 02, 2020 - 8:05 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was looking weary and worn down. He trailed Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final -- miscues mounting, deficit growing. Djokovic did what he does, though. He refused to lose, waited for a chance to pounce and found his best tennis when absolutely...
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts during his men's singles final against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
February 02, 2020 - 7:56 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic was looking weary and worn down. He trailed Dominic Thiem in the Australian Open final -- miscues mounting, deficit growing. Djokovic did what he does, though. He refused to lose, waited for a chance to pounce and found his best tennis when absolutely...
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