Tsitsipas calls for 'a little more respect' after rowdy first round
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Stefanos Tsitsipas called for fans to be "a little more respectful" of his opponents after a rowdy first match win over Italy's Salvatore Caruso at the Australian Open on Monday.
'It's all good': Barty romps through after stuttering start
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - World number one Ash Barty made a stuttering start to her bid to end her country's long wait for a homegrown Australian Open champion on Monday before calming the nerves of her compatriots with an emphatic 5-7 6-1 6-1 victory over Lesia Tsurenko.
Soccer-Saints must stick to gameplan for 90 minutes to crack top 10-Hasenhuettl
Jan 20 (Reuters) - Southampton must learn to retain their intensity and press throughout the 90 minutes after defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers denied Saints the chance to break into the Premier League's top 10, manager Ralph Hasenhuettl said on Monday.
Rallying: Chile withdrawn from reduced world championship schedule
(Reuters) - This year's world rally championship has been reduced to 13 rounds after Chile was removed at the request of local organizers, the governing FIA said on Monday.
Athletics-Lyles, many top sprinters skipping indoor season
Jan 20 (Reuters) - Even with outstanding hurdles races at U.S. indoor meetings and talented field event competitions in Europe, international athletics is continuing to be impacted by the long 2019 outdoor season.
Tennis: Egyptian Safwat falls in Melbourne but eyes Olympic dream
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Mohamed Safwat may have crashed out in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday, but he was quickly looking to the future as he prepares to become the first Egyptian to compete in tennis at the Olympics later this year.
Tennis-Australian Open order of play on Tuesday
MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Order of play on the main showcourts on the second day of the Australian Open on Tuesday (play begins at 0000 GMT, prefix number denotes seeding):
Nadal begins Australian Open campaign against Dellien
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Spain's Rafa Nadal will begin his quest for a 20th Grand Slam title against Bolivia's Hugo Dellien at the Australian Open on Tuesday, while organizers are confident a rain-hit opening day will not hold up the tournament.
Rugby-Borthwick to leave England role with Ryles joining as skills coach
Jan 20 (Reuters) - England assistant coach Steve Borthwick will leave his position at the end of the season with Melbourne Storm coach Jason Ryles set to join Eddie Jones' backroom staff in November, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Monday.
Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus at Australian Open
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a repeat of her stunning victory over the seven-times Grand Slam champion in the Wimbledon opener last year.
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