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Monday, 21 January 2019

Tennis

Halep’s okay, she hopes

SYDNEY — No. 1-ranked Simona Halep returns to competitive tennis this week at the Sydney International unsure if her back injury has fully healed. It...

‘Heartbreaking’ end to Hopman Cup

PERTH, Australia — The likely demise of the Hopman Cup after three decades of the unique mixed teams tennis tournament has been greeted with...

Shock of a lifetime

DOHA, Qatar — Novak Djokovic of Serbia surprisingly lost in Doha on Friday after being beaten in the Qatar Open semifinals by world no....

Serb runs wild

DJOKOVIC MAKES SEMIS DOHA, Qatar — World number one Novak Djokovic won another grueling battle in Doha on Thursday to continue his unbeaten start to...

Djokovic’s first 2019 triumph

DOHA, Qatar — Novak Djokovic took just 55 minutes to claim his first win of 2019, brushing aside Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-2 in the...

Wozniacki cruises in Auckland

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — Caroline Wozniacki began her warm-up for her Australian Open title defense with a comprehensive 6-3, 6-2 win over Laura Siegemund...

Nadal donates

MADRID — Rafael Nadal has given $1.14 million to the victims of floods in his native Mallorca, the mayor of the affected town Mateu...

Williams makes Aussie return

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams will make her return to the Australian Open for the first time since winning in 2017 when eight-weeks pregnant,...

Yannick’s joker

CHARDY OPENS FRENCH BID LILLE, France — With no player standing out as a clear leader, France captain Yannick Noah chose Jeremy Chardy ahead of...