Posts Tagged By JUSTIN BERGMAN

Meet Coco: China’s next Li Na

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — China has begun its search for the next Li Na, and one of the juniors with the talent to replace the country’s two-time Grand Slam champion may speak better English than she does Chinese.

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Young players turn to ex-pros hoping for Slam breakthrough

Michael Chang, left, coach of Japan's Kei Nishikori, smiles during his fourth round win  over David Ferrer of Spain at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Goran Ivanisevic won one Wimbledon title in his colorful tennis career, but the big-serving Croatian believes he might have won even more if he’d had an ex-player as his coach, like many of the top competitors do today.

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Azarenka’s fun-filled Australian Open comes to an end

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus questions a line call as she plays Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia  during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Victoria Azarenka is packing her bags and leaving the Australian Open far earlier than years past, but the two-time former champion sure had fun while she was here.

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Emotional or not, Kyrgios puts on a show at Aussie Open

Nick Kyrgios of Australia throws a racket he broke, during his fourth round match against Andreas  Seppi of Italy at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios knows how to entertain a crowd. He hits shots between his legs and around the net posts. He smashes rackets. He argues with the chair umpire and interacts with fans in the stands. He smashes more rackets.

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Keys, Brengle set up all-Madison 4th round at Aussie Open

Madison Keys of the U.S. stretches for a return to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — When Americans Madison Keys and Madison Brengle won their first-round matches at the Australian Open, Keys was asked at a news conference if she knew anyone else with the unusual name Madison.

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