Tennis

7:30 AM ET Both Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis have pointedly declined to pour more fuel on the raging Lleyton Hewitt firestorm after being forced out of the Australian Open in pain. There were eight Aussies in action on Day 2 of the Australian Open, but only two were able to join the eight local
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1:19 AM ET Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt has dismissed claims of a damaging rift in Australian tennis ranks following an astonishing broadside from self-exiled star Bernard Tomic. In a bitter aftermath to his first-round Australian Open exit, Tomic claimed he and others including Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis no longer wanted to play Davis
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12:14 AM ET ESPN News Services MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He hasn’t missed a beat. The No. 2-seeded Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match back
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7:13 AM ET Associated Press SYDNEY — Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Ashleigh Barty 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (3) in the women’s singles final on Saturday at the Sydney International. Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic holds the trophy after beating Australia’s Ashleigh Barty in the women’s final match at the Sydney International. Photo by PETER
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