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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
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  • Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy after defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

    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. Nadal missed chunks of last season with an injured […]
  • Abigail Speers of the US and Juan Sebastian Cabal of Colombia talk tactics in their mixed doubles' final against India's Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Spears, Cabal win mixed doubles, continue 30s theme in Oz

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Abigail Spears played her part at the Australian Open “30-fun” party by winning the mixed doubles title. The 35-year-old Spears teamed with Colombia’s Juan Sebastian Cabal to beat second-seeded Sania Mirza and Ivan Dodig 6-2 6-4 in the final Sunday on Rod Laver Arena. Spears was striving to win her first […]
  • Muguruza beats Stosur in 1st round at Brisbane International

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — French Open champion Garbine Muguruza finished off a first-round match for the first time at the Brisbane International, and extended Sam Stosur’s unhappy run in the process with a 7-5, 6-7 (2), 7-5 win on Monday. The fourth-seeded Muguruza saved three set points in the first and rallied from a break […]