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Australian Open third-round men’s results Thursday

Top-seeded Rafael Nadal is through to the fourth round at Melbourne Park, beating Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-3, 6-1 in a night match at Margaret Court Arena. Nadal, who lost the 2017 Australian Open final to Roger Federer, is attempting to win this Grand Slam for

Johanna Konta departs Australian Open after stunning upset

MELBOURNE, Australia — Outplayed and outmaneuvered, ninth seed Johanna Konta suffered her earliest ever Australian Open exit Thursday when she was beaten 6-4, 7-5 in the second round by unheralded American Bernarda Pera, a 23-year-old who only made it into the draw as a lucky

Novak Djokovic, Dominic Thiem advance at Australian Open

Six-time champion Novak Djokovic beat Gael Monfils in four sets at the Australian Open in a match in which both players slouched and crouched over in the shade at the back of the court between points due to intense heat. The 4-6, 6-3, 6-1, 6-3

Australian Open Tennis – W2W4

9:10 PM ET Peter BodoTennis Close Peter Bodo has been covering tennis for over 35 years, mostly recently for ESPN. He is a former WTA Writer of the Year and the author of numerous books, including the classic “The Courts of Babylon” and the New

ICYMI at Australian Open – tennis

9:31 AM ET Niall Seewang Close ESPN Associate Editor Niall is an award-winning journalist who discovered from an early age he had more to offer watching and writing about sport than playing it. He joined ESPN Australia/New Zealand after a four-year stint at AFL Media

Five facts about the fast-rising Marta Kostyuk

Roger Federer is on an eight-match unbeaten run at the Australian Open but there is one 15-year-old Ukrainian who is on a longer winning streak at the year’s first major. Guess who? Marta Kostyuk. The girls’ champion at the Australian Open last year, Kostyuk beat

ICYMI at Australian Open – tennis

12:17 PM ET Niall Seewang Close ESPN Associate Editor Niall is an award-winning journalist who discovered from an early age he had more to offer watching and writing about sport than playing it. He joined ESPN Australia/New Zealand after a four-year stint at AFL Media