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MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Camera hits umpire’s chair at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 20, 2019—The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Moments after Ashleigh Barty‘s three-set win over Maria Sharapova, chair umpire Alison Hughes had a bit of a fright when the “Spider Cam” camera operated by the tournament’s host broadcaster crashed into a sun canopy over her head. It … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Camera hits umpire’s chair at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Off with the lights says Djokovic at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 19, 2019—The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 8 p.m. It was 5 in the afternoon and Novak Djokovic couldn’t understand why the lights had been turned on at Rod Laver Arena while the sun was still shining brightly. He was in the latter stages of a third-round match … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Off with the lights says Djokovic at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Cricket star Kohli meets Federer at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia— The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Virat Kohli made a quick transition from cricket to tennis to meet with Roger Federer and watch Novak Djokovic in action at the Australian Open. Kohli was at Melbourne Park on Saturday, a day after leading India to another series … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Cricket star Kohli meets Federer at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Chair umpire gives Nadal warning at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia— Jan 18, 2019—The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 10:10 p.m. Chair umpire Carlos Ramos gave Rafael Nadal a gentle reminder late in the Spanish left-hander’s win over Alex de Minaur at Melbourne Park that he’s still the man in charge. Ramos, who was also in the chair for … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Chair umpire gives Nadal warning at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | Sharapova vs Wozniacki in key 3rd-round match at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia  —Jan 17, 2019—Caroline Wozniacki will have her most daunting challenge in defense of her Australian Open women’s singles title when she takes on five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova in the third round at Melbourne Park on Friday. The two haven’t played since 2015 when Sharapova finished the year ranked fourth and Wozniacki … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Sharapova vs Wozniacki in key 3rd-round match at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Karlovic proud of his age records at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 17, 2019—The Latest on Thursday at the Australian Open (all times local): 6 p.m. Ivo Karlovic lost his second-round match against Kei Nishikori but appears to be winning the battle of approaching middle age. Asked for his secret, he replied: “Croatian cooking and good genes.” Karlovic is 39 and has already established … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Karlovic proud of his age records at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: 2018 champion Wozniacki advances at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia  —Jan 16, 2019— The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki has advanced to the third round of the only Grand Slam tournament she’s won, beating Johanna Larsson 6-1, 6-3 at Melbourne Park. Wozniacki beat Simona Halep in the final last year at Melbourne … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: 2018 champion Wozniacki advances at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Men use new 10-point tiebreak at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — Jan 15, 2019—The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local): 9:45 p.m. A day after the new 10-point tiebreaker was used to decide a match in women’s singles at the Australian Open, the men had their first decided in the same way. Jeremy Chardy beat fellow Frenchman Ugo Humbert … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Men use new 10-point tiebreak at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | No. 1 Halep has new-found confidence ahead of Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 12, 2019—Simona Halep was trying on her new shoes when she got the news direct from the draw about her tough section containing both Serena and Venus Williams at the Australian Open. Even before she contemplates possible back-to-back matches in the third and fourth round against Venus and Serena, top-ranked Halep has to … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | No. 1 Halep has new-found confidence ahead of Aussie Open