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Hingis, Paes win Australian Open mixed doubles title

Martina Hingis of Switzerland, left,  and Leander Paes of India pose with the trophy after defeating Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada in the mixed doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Martina Hingis won her first Grand Slam title since returning from retirement, combining with Leander Paes of India to win the Australian Open mixed doubles title with a 6-4, 6-3 victory over Kristina Mladenovic of France and Daniel Nestor of Canada.

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Seau, Bettis, Brown, Haley, Shields voted into Hall of Fame

PHOENIX (AP) — Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Williams beats Sharapova again, wins 19th Grand Slam title

Serena Williams of the U.S. holds the trophy after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams stuck out a fist in mock triumph and mouthed “C’mon,” careful not to push her point too far.

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Fognini, Bolelli win men’s doubles at Australian Open

Italy’s Simone Bolelli, right,  and Fabio Fognini  hold the trophy after defeating France’s Pierre-Hugues Herbert Nicolas Mahut in the men's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli became the first all-Italian team to capture a Grand Slam men’s doubles title in more than 50 years after beating the French pair of Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final on Saturday.

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Sharapova doesn’t dream tennis

Serena Williams of the U.S. holds the trophy after defeating Maria Sharapova of Russia in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams had nothing but love for the fans at Rod Laver Arena after winning her 19th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday.

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