• Angelique Kerber of Germany returns a ball to Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland during their Fed Cup World Group first round tennis match between Germany and Switzerland  in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Kerber draws Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 in Fed Cup

    LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber defeated Timea Bacsinszky 6-1, 6-3 to draw Germany level with Switzerland 1-1 after the opening day of their Fed Cup first-round tie on Saturday.

  • Kennaugh leads Froome after 3 stages of Melbourne cycle tour

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Britain’s Peter Kennaugh and Chris Froome retain the top-two placings on general classification entering Sunday’s final stage of the Herald-Sun Cycle Tour.

  • Australian Open 2016 winner and German Fed Cup tennis player Angelique Kerber returns a ball during the training at the Leipzig Fair in Leipzig, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. Germany faces Switzerland in the World Group first round on the upcoming weekend. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

    Kerber playing on 1st day for Germany against Switzerland

    LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber will play on the opening day of Germany’s Fed Cup first-round tie against Switzerland on Saturday.

  • Froome finishes 2nd on 1st stage of Melbourne cycle tour

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome of England has made a strong start to a new season by finishing second on Thursday’s opening stage of the Herald-Sun cycle tour.