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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Novak Djokovic wins fifth Australian Open title, denies Andy Murray his first

- Associated Press

Djokovic beat Murray 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0 in Sunday’s final, relegating the Scotsman to runner-up status for the fourth time in four tries in the Australian Open final. Murray had lost twice previously to Djokovic — in 2011 and 2013 — and to Roger Federer in 2010.

Serena Williams of the U.S. makes a forehand return to Maria Sharapova of Russia during the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Serena Williams wins sixth Australian Open, 19th major title

- Associated Press

Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title, continued her unbeaten run in six Australian Open finals and extended her decade-long domination of Maria Sharapova with a 6-3, 7-6 (5) victory despite a hacking cough on Saturday night.

Rafael Nadal of Spain wipes the sweat from the face as he plays Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Rafael Nadal loses; Maria Sharapova to play in all-Russian semifinal

- Associated Press

Nadal’s lack of match fitness from nearly six months of injuries and illness finally caught up with the 14-time major champion in his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych. He was never much of a factor and lost 6-2, 6-0, 7-6 (5).

Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal leaves the hospital after successfully undergoing an operation to remove his appendix in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.  (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Rafael Nadal to have stem cell treatment on back

- Associated Press

Several NFL and baseball players have received stem cell treatment. Nadal’s fellow Spaniard Pau Gasol, center of the Chicago Bulls, received stem cell treatment on his knee in 2013.

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2009, file photo, Melanie Oudin, of the United States, returns to Elena Dementieva, of Russia, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. American tennis pro Melanie Oudin says she will have a procedure Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 for a heart condition, and surgery later this month for an eye problem. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Melanie Oudin to have heart surgery, eye procedure

- Associated Press

The 2009 U.S. Open quarterfinalist said that for more than a year, she has been experiencing occasional “episodes” of an accelerated heartbeat, usually during or right after matches, that she “was convinced was some sort of anxiety.”

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Argentina's Leonardo Mayer, top, celebrates with captain Daniel Orsanic after defeating Brazil's Joao Souza at a Davis Cup singles tennis match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday, March 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Mayer beats Souza in longest Davis Cup singles match ever

Associated Press

Leonardo Mayer defeated Joao Souza in the longest Davis Cup singles match ever, converting his 11th match point to win 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5), 5-7, 5-7, 15-13 and keep Argentina's hopes alive against Brazil in their first round series on Sunday.

Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin returns a ball to Italy's Andreas Seppi during the World Group 1st round of a Davis Cup tennis match in Astana, Kazakhstan, Sunday, March 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Alexei Filippov)

Davis Cup: Kazakhstan beats Italy in 1st round

Associated Press

Kazakhstan completed a 3-2 win over Italy in their Davis Cup first round match Sunday as Alexander Nedovesov upset Italian No. 1 Fabio Fognini in the deciding rubber.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic, center and his partner Nenad Zimonjic celebrate after they won their Davis Cup World Group first round doubles tennis match against Croatia's Marin Draganja and Franko Skugor, in Kraljevo, Serbia, Saturday, March 7, 2015. Zimonjic and Djokovic won the match and gave Serbia a 3-0 lead. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Serbia beats Croatia in Davis Cup

Associated Press

Serbia reached the Davis Cup quarterfinals when Novak Djokovic and Nenad Zimonjic beat Croatian duo Marin Draganja and Franko Skugor 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 in Saturday's doubles to take an insurmountable 3-0 lead.

Garcia, Bacsinszky reach Monterrey Open final

Associated Press

Third-seeded Caroline Garcia of France beat top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday night in the Monterrey Open semifinals.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic and his partner Nenad Zimonjic, left celebrate during their Davis Cup World Group first round doubles tennis match against Croatia's Marin Draganja and Franko Skugor, in Kraljevo, Serbia, Saturday, March 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Davis Cup: Serbia, France reach quarterfinals

- Associated Press

Novak Djokovic shrugged off a sore finger and joined with Nenad Zimonjic in polishing off Croatia to send Serbia into the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.

Brazil's Marcelo Melo , left, returns the ball to Argentina's Carlos Berlocq and Diego Schwartzman as teammate Bruno Soares covers from beside during the Davis Cup doubles tennis match in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, March 7, 2015.(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Brazil takes 2-1 lead over Argentina in Davis Cup

Associated Press

Brazil took a 2-1 lead over Argentina in their Davis Cup first-round tie with the doubles pair of Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares defeating Diego Schwartzman and Carlos Berlocq 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.

Wozniacki cruises into Malaysian Open final

Associated Press

Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki moved a step closer to her first WTA title of the year by defeating Hsieh Su-Wei from Taiwan 6-2, 6-2 in the Malaysia Open semifinals on Saturday.

Belgians beat Swiss in doubles to lead 2-1 in Davis Cup

Associated Press

Belgium took a 2-1 lead against Davis Cup champion Switzerland in their first-round tie on Saturday after Ruben Bemelmans and Neils Desein rallied to beat Adrien Bossel and Michael Lammer 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Adam Pavlasek, left, returns a ball as his partner Jiri Vesely, right, looks on during their Davis Cup World Group first round doubles tennis match against Samuel Groth and Lleyton Hewitt of Australia in Ostrava, Czech Republic, Saturday, March 7, 2015. (AP Photo/CTK, Jaroslav Ozana) SLOVAKIA OUT

Australia leads Czech Republic 2-1 in Davis Cup

Associated Press

Jiri Vesely teamed with rookie Adam Pavlasek to win the doubles and reduce Australia's lead over the Czech Republic to 2-1 in the first round of the Davis Cup on Saturday.

Ana Ivanovic reaches Monterrey Open semifinals

Associated Press

Top-seeded defending champion Ana Ivanovic of Serbia advanced to the Monterrey Open semifinals Friday night, beating Kristina Mladenovic of France 6-3, 6-2.

Davis Cup: Italy beats Kazakhstan in doubles for 2-1 lead

Associated Press

Italy's Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli defeated the Kazakh duo of Andrei Golubev and Alexander Nedovesov in doubles on Saturday to give their team a 2-1 lead in their Davis Cup first-round meeting.