Greg Chalmers leads Australian Open by one shot

...Greg Chal mers took a one-stroke lead Friday at the Australian Open after 5-under-par 66, while marquee attractions...victims of tornadoes in Oklahoma.Chalmers, who won the Australian Open in 1998 and 2011, said the swirling winds Friday...

Australian star dies after being struck in the head by ball

...struck on the side of the head during a Border Cricket Board Premier League match in the Eastern Cape last year.At the Australian Open golf tournament not far from St. Vincent's, a large gallery after Adam Scott heard of Hughes' death and some...

Jordan Spieth leads in Australia

SYDNEY - Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television...

Rory McIlroy defends title in event that set him up for stellar 2014

SYDNEY - On the eve of the Australian Open ? and their first tournament together since September ? Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott were doing their best Wednesday to sound like...

Roger Federer helps Switzerland win Davis Cup

...praise for Wawrinka.His teammate stepped out of Federer's formidable shadow earlier this year with victory at the Australian Open. He has also been a dedicated Davis Cup player in recent years, while Federer often focused on his personal career...

U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer rewards himself with Christmas at home

U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer is looking forward to the holidays, and for good reason. The German will be home for Christmas for the first time since 2006.

France evens Davis Cup final against Switzerland

...of the same, but I played much better."If Federer plays the doubles, he will be teaming up with Wawrinka. The Australian Open champion started strong against Tsonga and overcame a second-set lapse by regaining control of the opening singles...

Much is on the line in LPGA Tour finale in Florida

...year but Rory McIlroy's birdie on the 18th hole at the Australian Open relegated Scott to second place at that tournament...Scottwill then renew his rivalry with No. 1 McIlroy in the Australian Open next week at Sydney.Scott will also aim to defend...

Roger Federer pulls out of ATP Finals with back injury

LONDON - In a potential blow to Switzerland's Davis Cup ambitions, Roger Federer pulled out of the ATP Finals less than one hour before his title match against Novak Djokovic on Sunday.

Caroline Wozniacki makes Pan Pacific Open final

...Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3.Muguruza had beaten Wozniacki in their two previous encounters, in the third round of the Australian Open in January and in Miami last year.Wozniacki broke Muguruza's serve five times but lost hers four times in the...