• Wozniacki to be Denmark’s flag-bearer at Olympics in Rio

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Former top-ranked tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has been chosen to be Denmark’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Halep postpones op for Fed Cup against Czechs

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — World No. 2 Simona Halep has postponed a nasal operation so she can play for Romania against the Czech Republic in the first round of the Fed Cup World Group.

  • 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.

  • Mladenovic to open against Giorgi in Fed Cup 1st round

    MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic will open against Camila Giorgi when France meets Italy in the first round of the Fed Cup on Saturday.

  • Sharapova playing doubles not singles in Fed Cup

    MOSCOW (AP) — Maria Sharapova was passed over for the singles and scheduled to play doubles for Russia against the Netherlands in their Fed Cup first-round tie starting on Saturday.

  • Germany's Angelique Kerber reacts as she opens a bottle of champagne during a photo shoot with her Australian Open trophy at Government House in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. Kerber defeated Serena Williams of the United States in the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championships on Saturday, Jan. 30.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Kerber, Raonic biggest rankings movers after Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Angelique Kerber’s upset win over Serena Williams at the Australian Open and Milos Raonic’s second Grand Slam semifinal appearance will ensure they’re the biggest movers among top players in projected rankings to be released this week.

  • Angelique Kerber of Germany drinks champagne at a press conference following her win over Serena Williams of the United States in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016.(AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

    Kerber beats Williams for her 1st Grand Slam title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — After all the advice that Steffi Graf gave her, Angelique Kerber was able to return a favor to the retired champion on Saturday.

  • Angelique Kerber of Germany kisses the trophy after defeating Serena Williams of the United States in the women's singles final at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

    Lapko wins Australian Open girls singles title

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams put up both hands after sending a forehand long and high over the baseline in the first set. She wanted nothing to do with yet another unforced error in her Australian Open final against Angelique Kerber.