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Serena Advances, Venus Out at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Madison Keys got one Williams sister out of the way on Wednesday at the Australian Open. On Thursday, the 19-year-old American will try to make it two, and this sibling might be a little tougher. 686 more words

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Serena Williams Advances To Quarterfinals At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams avenged her heaviest Grand Slam defeat with a comeback 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 win over Garbine Muguruza on Monday to reach the Australian Open quarterfinals. 631 more words

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Williams Sisters Head To Third Round At Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Williams sisters have advanced to the third round at the Australian Open, with top-ranked Serena fending off set points before going on a 10-game roll to beat Vera Zvonareva 7-5, 6-0 and… 97 more words

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Woman Says Boxing Champ Taylor Threatened to Kill Children

A Little Rock woman said Tuesday that boxer Jermain Taylor threatened to shoot her three small children, and that she knocked the gun away after the cursing middleweight — once called a role model by the city’s mayor — put the weapon to her husband’s head. 569 more words


Serena Williams Advances to 2nd Round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams claims to suffer from nerves and jitters before her first-round matches at the Grand Slams.

She certainly didn’t show it, winning her first set in 21 minutes on Tuesday night on the way to a 6-0, 6-4 win over Alison Van Uytvanck at the Australian Open. 666 more words

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Tiger Woods' Missing Tooth Draws Speculation

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Tiger Woods has another reason not to like cameras — his agent said it cost him a tooth.

Woods made a surprise visit to Italy on Monday to watch girlfrien… 456 more words


Jeptoo Faces 3-month Wait For Ruling In Doping Case

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo will have to wait up to three more months to learn the outcome of the hearing into her positive doping test. 443 more words

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