India takes 3 quick wickets to rock South Africa

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) India seamer Mohammed Shami took three quick wickets to move his team back into contention in the second test against South Africa on Tuesday.

Shami dismissed AB de Villiers to break his 141-run partnership with Dean Elgar, then removed Elgar and Quinton de Kock in quick succession to leave South Africa on 173-5, a lead of 201.

India collected those three wickets in the space of six overs and for just 19 runs as South Africa's solid start to the fourth day was suddenly halted.

Federer joins Djokovic, Sharapova in 2nd round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Roger Federer picked up where he left off at the last Australian Open on a day when Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic ensured there were all kinds of successful comebacks.

Defending champion Federer beating Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 in a night match, his first on Rod Laver Arena since clinching a career-reviving title here last year. He's been met on court after wins here previously by tennis greats Laver, John McEnroe and Jim Courier. (MORE)

The Latest: Defending champion Federer wins in 1st round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) The Latest on Tuesday at the Australian Open (all times local):

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Kohli fined for complaining to umpire, throwing ball

CENTURION, South Africa (AP) India captain Virat Kohli was fined for complaining to an umpire and throwing the ball into the ground "in an aggressive manner" during a dispute over the playing conditions in the second cricket test in South Africa on Monday.

The International Cricket Council said in a statement Tuesday that Kohli argued with umpire Michael Gough after play resumed following a rain delay on Day 3 at SuperSport Park in Centurion. India was fielding and Kohli was unhappy that play resumed so soon after the rain, leaving India's players struggling on a damp outfield and with a wet ball. (MORE)

Djokovic: Players held meeting, but boycott not discussed

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Novak Djokovic confirmed after his first-round win that men's players held a private meeting on the eve of the Australian Open to discuss issues related to the ATP Tour, but denied that any talk of boycotting Grand Slams over prize money was ever raised.

Djokovic, who is president of the ATP Player Council, didn't specify what issues were raised at the meeting, but said media reports stating that he proposed forming a players' union to push for a greater share of revenue generated by tournaments were largely incorrect. (MORE)

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