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Switzerland's Roger Federer holds his trophy aloft after defeating Croatia's Marin Cilic during the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Roger Federer beats Marin Cilic in Aussie final for 20th major title

- Associated Press

Federer has won more major tennis titles than any man, including a record-equaling six on the court that bears the great Rod Laver’s name at Melbourne Park. This one, following a tension-filled, momentum-swinging 6-2, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 win over Marin Cilic in Sunday’s Australian Open final, was a keeper.

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki sprays champagne during a photo shoot in the Royal Botanical Gardens in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. Wozniacki defeated Romania's Simona Halep in Saturday's final to win the Australian Open women's singles final.(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Caroline Wozniacki beats Simona Halep, takes her spot at No. 1 in rankings

- Associated Press

Winning the Australian Open final gave Caroline Wozniacki her first major title, and a bonus prize. Wozniacki beat Simona Halep in three sets in the championship match on the weekend, meaning she’ll replace the Romanian player atop the WTA rankings released on Monday.

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.

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Fed Cup: Kvitova v Golubic opens for Czechs v Swiss

Associated Press

Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will face Viktorija Golubic in the opening singles when the Czech Republic plays Switzerland in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group on Saturday.

FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. On Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018  Illie Nastase has two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended the 71-year-old Nastase from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 and from working in an official capacity in the sport until 2021.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Nastase tennis bans reduced 8 months on appeal, fine doubled

Associated Press

Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced by eight months and his fine doubled to $20,000 on Wednesday following his appeal of International Tennis Federation sanctions for foul-mouthed comments and misconduct as the Romanian Fed Cup captain.

FILE - In this Monday, May 23, 2016 file picture, former Romanian tennis ace Ilie Nastase watches a match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France. On Wednesday Feb. 7, 2018  Illie Nastase has two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year. The International Tennis Federation suspended the 71-year-old Nastase from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 and from working in an official capacity in the sport until 2021.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

Nastase has tennis bans reduced on appeal

Associated Press

Ilie Nastase had two tennis bans reduced following his appeal against sanctions handed out for foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's Fed Cup captain last year.

Davis Cup: Mannarino beats Haase to put France into QFs

Associated Press

Adrian Mannarino sent defending champion France through to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup, rallying from a set and 5-3 down Sunday to beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands 4-6, 7-6 (5), 7-5, 6-7 (2), 7-5 in a topsy-turvy World Group encounter.