MELBOURNE (Reuters) - World number 21 Alex de Minaur was forced to pull out of the Australian Open on Thursday with an abdominal injury, robbing the men’s singles draw of one of its strongest local challengers.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Following is a list of key opening round matches at next week’s Australian Open after the tournament draw was made on Thursday (Prefix denotes seeding):
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic will begin his quest for an eighth Australian Open title against Jan-Lennard Struff, while Ash Barty’s bid to become the first homegrown singles champion at the year’s first Grand Slam since 1978 starts against Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko.
GUATEMALA CITY/TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Guatemala’s new president on Wednesday faced an early test of his ability to manage migration as a caravan of hundreds of people left Honduras for the United States, and said Mexico would halt its progress.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s conservative government used a A$100 million ($69 million) sport development fund to target votes in marginal electorates ahead of an election last year, the country’s independent auditor of public spending has concluded.