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Venus Williams’ strong Australian Open run continues

Venus Williams of the U.S. makes a forehand return to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 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) — Venus Williams’ strong run at the Australian Open continued Monday when she beat sixth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal for the first time since 2010.

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NTT becomes first domestic sponsor of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers have signed up Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation as the first domestic sponsor of the 2020 Games.

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Bryan brothers out in 3rd round of Australian Open doubles

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Mike and Bob Bryan lost in the third round of men’s doubles at the Australian Open on Monday, the second straight year the twin brothers have failed to reach the quarterfinals.

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Raonic advances to quarterfinals at Australian Open

Milos Raonic of Canada stretches for a shot to Feliciano Lopez of Spain during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Big-serving Milos Raonic advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-7(7), 6-3 win Monday over Feliciano Lopez of Spain.

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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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