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MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Extreme heat means break if match goes 3 sets

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 23, 2019—The Latest at the Australian Open on Thursday (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The women’s semifinal between Petra Kvitova and Danielle Collins is being delayed at 4-all in the first set while the retractable roof at Rod Laver Arena is closed as the temperature approaches 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 Celsius). The match … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Extreme heat means break if match goes 3 sets

ZADAR, Croatia | US Open umpire tells AP he is focusing on ‘working again’

ZADAR, Croatia  — The chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final is pleased to be getting back to work. Carlos Ramos is assigned to the Davis Cup semifinal between Croatia and the United States this weekend in Zadar. “I’m just focusing on this tie and working again. That’s all I can … Continue reading ZADAR, Croatia | US Open umpire tells AP he is focusing on ‘working again’