Former NASCAR driver Dick Trickle found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to Lincoln County (N.C.) police.
By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Roger Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after six months out of the game on Monday, thrilling a packed Rod Laver Arena as he beat qualifier Juergen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 to reach the … More »Reuters - 5 minutes ago
By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - German driver Pascal Wehrlein will race for Sauber this season, the Swiss-based Formula One team said on Monday in a move that clears the way for Finland's Valtteri Bottas to join world champions Mercedes. … More »Reuters - 5 minutes ago
By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka survived a scare from Slovakia's Martin Klizan on Monday, fighting back from a break down in the final set to move into the Australian Open second round with a 4-6 6-4 7-5 4-6 6-4 … More »Reuters - 7 minutes ago
By Nick Mulvenney MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Defending champion Angelique Kerber battled her nerves and blew a match point in the second set before finally overcoming Lesia Tsurenko 6-2 5-7 6-2 to reach the second round of the Australian Open on Monday. … More »Reuters - 8 minutes ago
Latest news from the opening day of the Australian Open tennis championships on Monday (all times GMT): 1245 FEDERER VICTORIOUS ON RETURN FROM SIX-MONTH BREAK Swiss 17-times grand slam champion Roger Federer, seeded 17th after six months out of … More »Reuters - 10 minutes ago