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In this Monday, March 7, 2016, file photo, tennis star Maria Sharapova speakings during a news conference in Los Angeles. Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Indian police investigating tennis star Maria Sharapova in housing fraud case

- Associated Press

Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off.Maria Sharapova is being investigated by police in India in a cheating and criminal conspiracy case involving a real estate company who used the tennis star to endorse a luxury housing project that never took off.

In this Nov. 17, 1996, file photo, Jana Novotna, of the Czech Republic, is all smiles after taking home a $79,000 check from the Advanta Tennis Championship in Villanova, Pa. The WTA says the 1998 Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna of the Czech Republic has died. In a Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, statement, the WTA say Novotna died after battling a cancer on Sunday, Nov. 19. She was 49. (AP Photo/Jim Graham, File)

Jana Novotna, former Wimbledon champion, dies at 49

- Associated Press

Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world by sobbing on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a tough loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49.

Rafael Nadal, of Spain, pumps his fist during his match with Andrey Rublev, of Russia, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Rafael Nadal powers into U.S. Open semifinals

- Associated Press

Rafael Nadal powered into the U.S. Open semifinals and kept alive the possibility for a matchup with Roger Federer. Coco Vandeweghe became the third American woman to reach this year’s semifinals.

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Ukraine's Marta Kostyuk celebrates after defeating Australia's Olivia Rogowska during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

On a day of close calls, Dimitrov fends off McDonald in 5th

- Associated Press

It was quite a predicament for Grigor Dimitrov, still basking in his triumph at the ATP Finals as he entered his second-round match at the Australian Open against a young American who had never won a tour-level match before qualifying for the first major of the season.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating United States' Donald Young during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

- Associated Press

Novak Djokovic has rejected reports that leading men could potentially boycott future Grand Slams over prize money, though he did confirm that players held an hour-long private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues pertinent to the ATP Tour.

Spain's Rafael Nadal dashes to reach the ball as he plays Victor Estrella Burgos of the Dominican Republic during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

Nadal returns to his sleeveless roots _ and pain-free play

- Associated Press

If Rafael Nadal gave the Australian Open a throwback feel last year with his straight-out-of-the-mid-2000s final against Roger Federer, he's completed the retro effect this year with a return to his sartorial roots - a sleeveless T-shirt.

A fan waves a rainbow flag while watching the first round match on Margaret Court Arena between United States' Sloane Stephens and China's Zhang Shuai at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags at Margaret Court Arena on the first day of the Australian Open to protest Australian tennis great Margaret Court's controversial views on gay marriage and the broader lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Criticism of Margaret Court is muted at Australian Open

- Associated Press

Marriage equality proponents draped themselves in rainbow flags at Margaret Court Arena on the first day of the Australian Open to protest tennis great Margaret Court's controversial views on gay marriage and the broader lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

Switzerland's Roger Federer answers questions during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Day 2 at the Australian Open: Federer, Djokovic on court

- Associated Press

Defending champion Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, with 11 Australian Open titles between them and 31 Grand Slam singles titles combined, take to the court at Melbourne Park under vastly different circumstances on Tuesday.

Switzerland's Roger Federer answers questions during a press conference at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Federer deflects attention to Nadal, Djokovic in Australia

- Associated Press

Roger Federer prefers to think of Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic as the favorites for the Australian Open title, despite entering as defending champion and coming off a worry-free preparation.