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MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova thrilled to be in Slam final, 2 years after attack

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 26, 2019—Petra Kvitova really wanted to be the Australian Open champion. Of course she did. That she lost the final at Melbourne Park to Naomi Osaka 7-6 (2), 5-7, 6-4 on Saturday night was “painful, for sure,” to use Kvitova’s words. It was not, however, what caused her eyes to well up during … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Kvitova thrilled to be in Slam final, 2 years after attack

MELBOURNE, Australia | Melbourne, Australia, set to roast on hottest day in decade

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 24, 2019— Melbourne residents were warned that they could endure power outages on Friday as Australia’s second-largest city is forecast to experience its hottest day in a decade. The Victoria state capital, with a population of 5 million, is set to reach 44 degrees Celsius (111 degrees Fahrenheit). That would be Melbourne’s hottest … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Melbourne, Australia, set to roast on hottest day in decade

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 | Tearful Murray: Australian Open could be his last tournament

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 10, 2019— A tearful Andy Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years. The three-time Grand Slam champion says he plans to start his opening match against No. 22-ranked Roberto Bautista Agut at the Australian Open, where he has … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Tearful Murray: Australian Open could be his last tournament

SYDNEY | The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

SYDNEY  — The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Australian police say a pickup truck that caught fire in the country’s second-largest city contained several barbeque gas cylinders and was part of an apparent terrorist attack. Police said the driver got out of the vehicle, which then caught fire, … Continue reading SYDNEY | The Latest: Vehicle in Australian attack held gas cylinders

MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian golf Jarrod Lyle dies after long cancer battle

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has died after a long struggle with cancer. He was 36. “It breaks my heart to tell everyone that Jarrod is no longer with us,” the golfer’s wife, Briony Lyle, said in a statement Thursday. “He passed away peacefully at 8.20 p.m. last night having spent his final … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian golf Jarrod Lyle dies after long cancer battle

MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian golfer Lyle, 36, to have palliative care at home

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has opted not to seek further treatment in his long fight against leukemia and will receive palliative care at home, his family announced late Tuesday. The 36-year-old Lyle, who won twice on the Nationwide Tour in 2008, was first diagnosed with leukemia as a teenager and suffered recurrences … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian golfer Lyle, 36, to have palliative care at home

MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian golfer Lyle to receive palliative care at home

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has opted not to seek further treatment in his long fight against leukemia and will receive palliative care at home, his family has announced. The 36-year-old Lyle, who won twice on the Nationwide Tour in 2008, was first diagnosed with leukemia as a teenager and suffered recurrences of … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Australian golfer Lyle to receive palliative care at home