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Court invader interrupts Australian Open men’s final

A political protester, center,  is caught by a security guard during the men's singles final between Andy Murray of Britain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A protester was tackled on court by a security guard during the Australian Open men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on Sunday night, causing a brief delay in play during the second set.

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Murray wins 2nd set of Australian Open final, level at 1-1

Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after defeating Andy Murray of Britain in the men's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open title and his eighth career Grand Slam while extending Andy Murray’s misery at Melbourne Park.

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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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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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