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FILE - A Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016 file photo showing Ted Ligety, of the United States, competing during the first run of an alpine ski, men's World Cup giant slalom, in Soelden, Austria. World champion Ted Ligety will undergo back surgery and is not seeking a fourth straight giant slalom gold medal at St. Moritz next month. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati, File)
Ligety, Svindal miss ski world championships with injuryTwo of skiing's biggest stars will miss next month's world championships because of season-ending surgery
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Taylor Fritz of the U.S. plays a backhand return to Luxembourg's Giles Muller during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
Young Americans coming of age at Australian OpenMore than 13 years after Andy Roddick won the 2003 U.S. Open, the last time an American man triumphed at a Grand Slam, the future of U.S. men's tennis appears bright
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Spain's Fernando Verdasco throws his racket in frustration while playing Serbia's Novak Djokovic in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
6-time champions Djokovic, Williams open with winsThere was no easing into a title defense for Novak Djokovic, starting his Australian Open against the man who upset Rafael Nadal here last year in the first round
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Germany's Angelique Kerber acknowledges to crowd after defeating Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Federer's 17 majors stack up nicely against everyone elseThe 64 players contesting second-round matches at the Australian Open on Wednesday have won a total of 36 Grand Slam singles titles
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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