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Australia's Nick Kyrgios, left, poses for a photo with Rafael Nadal, wearing a shirt as a tribute to Kobe Bryant ahead of his fourth round singles match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Players pay respects to Kobe Bryant at Australian Open

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Nick Kyrgios wore a Los Angeles Lakers No. 8 jersey to honor Kobe Bryant on Monday ahead of his most important match of the Australian Open against top-ranked Rafael Nadal, paying his respects without needing to say a word.

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In this photo provided by Tennis Australia, Sofia Kenin, left, of the U.S. is greeted by her father Alex after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (Fiona Hamilton/Tennis Australia via AP)

Living 'American Dream,' Sofia Kenin wins her 1st Slam title

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Back in 1987, 11 years before new Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin was born, her parents left Moscow for New York City, eager to escape the Soviet Union and live in the United States because, as her father, Alex, put it: "You want to see the world. You want a better future for your kids."

Spain's Garbine Muguruza answers questions at press conference following her loss to Sofia Kenin of the U.S. in the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

Muguruza is back ... as a Grand Slam runner-up

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When Garbiñe Muguruza lost her first set of this Australian Open 6-0, she was six games from a potential defeat that wouldn't have been entirely shocking following her first-round exits in the two previous majors.

Switzerland's Roger Federer makes a forehand return to Tennys Sandgren of the U.S. during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

PHOTO GALLERY: A selection of pictures from the past week

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Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

Sofia Kenin of the U.S. celebrates after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Kenin of US tops Muguruza at Australian Open for 1st major

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This, essentially, was where Sofia Kenin was going to win or lose the Australian Open final: She was down love-40 while serving at 2-all in the third set against two-time major champion Garbiñe Muguruza.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Switzerland's Roger Federer in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Djokovic, the 'King of Australia,' faces Thiem in Open final

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Dominic Thiem knows what it's like to make it all the way through the rigors of a half-dozen best-of-five-set matches across two weeks in order to reach a Grand Slam final - only to run into that particular tournament's greatest champion.

In this Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, a doctor attends to a patient in an isolation ward at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. Foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation. (Chinatopix via AP, File)

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

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A new virus has sickened thousands of people. Public attractions in China have closed and transportation has been shut down in the central region where the illnesses have been concentrated as China's government tries to contain the spread of the illness.

Austria's Dominic Thiem makes a forehand return to Germany's Alexander Zverev during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Thiem beats Zverev to reach 1st Australian Open final

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Locked in an even-as-can-be Australian Open semifinal, Dominic Thiem looked up at his guest box, patted his belly and stuck out his tongue, as if to indicate he was feeling sick. He shook his head. He winced.