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Barty wins drought-breaking Australian Open women’s title

Ash Barty of Australia waves as she holds the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after defeating Danielle Collins of the U.S., in the women’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill) By Associated Press Ash Barty recovered from 5-1 down in the second set

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Djokovic flies out of Australia after losing court appeal

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic walks in Melbourne Airport before boarding a flight, after the Federal Court upheld a government decision to cancel his visa to play in the Australian Open, in Melbourne, Australia, January 16, 2022. REUTERS/Loren Elliott By Reuters Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic flew out of Australia on Sunday after a court upheld

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Tennis star Djokovic loses deportation appeal in Australia

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic rides in car as he leaves a government detention facility before attending a court hearing at his lawyers office in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. A federal court hearing has been scheduled for Sunday, a day before the men’s No. 1-ranked tennis player and nine-time Australian Open champion was

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All to play for as Djokovic returns to immigration detention hotel

Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic practices on Rod Laver Arena ahead of the 2022 Australian Open at Melbourne Park, in Melbourne, Australia, January 11, 2022. Kelly Defina/Pool via REUTERS By Reuters Clinging to his dream of winning a record 21st major title at the Australian Open, tennis world number one Novak Djokovic returned to an

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Djokovic faces deportation as Australia revokes visa again

File – Defending men’s champion Serbia’s Novak Djokovic practices on Margaret Court Arena ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, on Jan. 13, 2022. Tennis star Djokovic faces deportation again after the Australian government revoked his visa for a second time. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said Friday, Jan. 14, he used his

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Verstappen wins 1st F1 title with last lap pass of Hamilton

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands celebrates after he became the world champion after winning the Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) By Associated Press The most dramatic Formula One season in years ended, of course, in one of the

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Hamilton wins 3rd straight in chaotic Saudi Arabian F1 race

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain leads at the restart of the Formula One Saudi Arabian Grand Prix in Jiddah, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) By Associated Press Lewis Hamilton passed Max Verstappen with six laps remaining Sunday to win the chaotic inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix and pull even on points with

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WTA calls for investigation into Peng sexual assault allegations

A file photo of China’s Peng Shuai serving during a match at the Australian Open on January 15, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo By Reuters The WTA Tour on Sunday called on the Chinese government to investigate allegations of sexual assault made by Peng Shuai against a former Chinese vice premier while also demanding an end

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Sunday best: Hamilton shocks Verstappen to win Brazilian G

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton, front, steers his car followed by Red Bull’s Max Verstappen , during the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) By Associated Press Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton ended “the hardest weekend I’ve had” with a stunning victory at

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Djokovic reaches Paris final to end record 7th year as No. 1

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates his win over Hubert Hurkacz of Poland, during their semifinal match at the Paris Masters tennis tournament at the Accor Arena, in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus) By Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic will end the year at No. 1 for a record seventh

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