Andy Murray races into third round at Australian Open


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Andy Murray raced through his second-round match like he was in a hurry to get somewhere, winning 6-0, 6-4, 6-1 against an Aussie who was playing on Rod Laver Arena for the first time.

  • Written by JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer

Lleyton Hewitt retires in farewell at Australian Open


MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Baseball cap turned backward, pumping himself up with cries of "C'MON!" Lleyton Hewitt fought one last feisty encounter. Then he gathered his three young kids on center court and said farewell.

  • Written by JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press

Tennis stars, past and present, want names of match-fixers

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Around the world, players, commentators and fans echoed the call of Roger Federer, who wants to know names of those suspected of match-fixing in a growing scandal that one ex-pro described as a "major wake-up call for the world of tennis."

  • Written by JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press

Tsonga to the rescue of ailing ball girl

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came to the aid of a ball girl in distress and won accolades on social media from fans who called him a gentleman.