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Lleyton Hewitt says next Australian Open likely his last

In this Jan. 20, 2015 file photo, Lleyton Hewitt of Australia celebrates after defeating China’s Zhang Ze during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.  Hewitt is predicting next year's Australian Open will likely be his last and, after he retires, he'll take over the country's Davis Cup captaincy. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt plans to have one more shot at his home Grand Slam tournament, the Australian Open, next year before likely retiring and taking over as the country’s Davis Cup captain.

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Madison Keys new American star born at Australian Open

Serena Williams of the U.S., left,  is congratulated by her compatriot Madison Keys after winning their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After Madison Keys walked off the court from the biggest match of her young career, she received quite a compliment from her celebrated opponent.

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Chelsea looks to restore 8-point lead over stumbling City

Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois, left, Eden Hazard, 2nd left, Oscar, center, Diego Costa, 2nd right, and goal scorer Branislav Ivanovic celebrate winning the English League Cup semifinal second leg soccer match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chelsea has had an eight-point lead in the English Premier League wiped out by title rival Manchester City once already this season.

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Naomi Campbell steals show at couture as Bruni is mobbed

French designer Jean Paul Gaultier and model Naomi Campbell are applauded at the end of his Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris, France, Wednesday Jan 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon)

PARIS (AP) — Singer Carla Bruni, actress Catherine Deneuve and burlesque performer Dita Von Teese were among regulars attending the spectacular displays at Paris’ haute couture week Wednesday.

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Spieth ready for big show _ Phoenix and Tiger

Tiger Woods catches his golf ball on the ninth green during the pro-am for the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale, Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Rob Schumacher)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tiger Woods faced dozens of reporters and cameras, a big gathering in a crowded section outside the clubhouse at the TPC Scottsdale. Just then, Jordan Spieth walked on a path above the staging area and smiled when he saw the scene.

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