U.S. Open Tennis Championships - the best personalized free web-based Email en en U.S. Open Tennis Championships The Latest: Federer says Nadal deserved win, too MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:10 a.m. There was much mutual respect following the Australian Open final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, with both players commending each other for better-than-expected comebacks from their respective injuries. Nada... Sun, 29 Jan 2017 13:18:00 GMT 2017-01-29T13:18:00Z Federer, Williams sisters _ 30s in vogue in Australian semis MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer certainly knows what to expect in his Australian Open semifinal. And so does his opponent Stan Wawrinka. There'll be no secrets in the all-Swiss showdown for a place in Sunday's final. "I think him and Rafa (Nadal) best know my game. I've played him so much. Stan and I practiced so much together... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 21:30:00 GMT 2017-01-25T21:30:00Z The Latest: Nadal beats Raonic, returns Grand Slam semis MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Rafael Nadal has beaten Milos Raonic 6-4, 7-6 (7), 6-4 to reach the Australian Open semifinals, returning to the last four at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time since winning the 2014 French Open.Nadal's return ensures there'll be three 30-somethings in the men'... Wed, 25 Jan 2017 11:23:00 GMT 2017-01-25T11:23:00Z Roddick came up short at majors, but proud of longevity MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Roddick won the U.S. Open, reached the final of Wimbledon three times and was a fixture in the top 10 for much of his career. Still, he didn't think his induction in the International Tennis Hall of Fame was a sure thing. "It's not something I thought I was entitled to," he told The Associated Press on Tuesday at the Austr... Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:15:00 GMT 2017-01-24T08:15:00Z Serena Williams, Barbora Strycova renew Grand Slam rivalry MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams and Barbora Strycova meet for the third time on Monday, and once again it's on one of the grandest stages in tennis. Williams, seeking her Open era-record 23rd major title, has beaten the Czech player both previous times. Both were in 2012 and in straight sets at majors — in the second round at the Australian Open, and in the first... Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:06:00 GMT 2017-01-22T15:06:00Z The Latest: You snooze, you lose: Dimitrov OK with timing MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The latest from the Australian Open on Saturday (all times local): 3 a.m. Grigor Dimitrov had his first win on the main court at Melbourne Park, so he didn't mind that the match started two minutes before midnight. "We had matches in the past finishing 4, 5 in the morning. Whatever it is, it's in the game," he said. "I just had to deal with whatev... Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:16:00 GMT 2017-01-21T16:16:00Z Andy's ankle, Federer's biggest test highlight Friday action MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One big question ahead of the start of the third round Friday at the Australian Open is the state of Andy Murray's injured right ankle. And nearly as important, how Roger Federer will perform in his first major test — against Tomas Berdych — since returning from a six-month injury layoff. The top-seeded Murray tumbled to the co... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:16:00 GMT 2017-01-19T10:16:00Z Federer returns with a win, joins Murray in 2nd round MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Roger Federer shanked a few shots and was unsettled by how nervous he felt after six months on the sidelines, despite the familiar surroundings at the Australian Open. No other man on tour knows the way around a Grand Slam tournament better than Federer, who is playing in his 69th major and has won a record 17. ... Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:47:00 GMT 2017-01-16T15:47:00Z Djokovic to open v Verdasco; Federer, Murray in same quarter MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Six-time Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic drew a difficult first-round opponent in Fernando Verdasco, and Roger Federer's fall in the rankings complicated his chances at Melbourne Park after he ended up in same quarter as top-ranked Andy Murray, No. 5 Kei Nishikori and No. 10 Tomas Berdych. The official draw for the seas... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:55:00 GMT 2017-01-13T07:55:00Z Worth a mention: Williams aiming for record 23rd major title MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams definitely doesn't want to talk about the No. 23. She doesn't really want to think about planning a wedding, either, while she's pursuing a Grand Slam record. Newly engaged Williams brushed off concerns about the 88 unforced errors she had in a loss in New Zealand last week in her only warmup tournament ahead of... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:28:00 GMT 2017-01-13T05:28:00Z Pliskova routs Cornet, wins Brisbane title BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Karolina Pliskova won all but five points in the first six games to set up a 6-0, 6-3 rout of Alize Cornet in the Brisbane International final on Saturday, setting an ominous tone for the first Grand Slam. The U.S. Open finalist will move to a career-high No. 5 ranking for the Australian Open, which begins on Jan. 16, after winn... Sat, 07 Jan 2017 22:41:00 GMT 2017-01-07T22:41:00Z