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The Latest: Kyrgios avoids sanction for using phone on court

The latest from the Australian Open on Sunday (all times local):

3:35 p.m.

Nick Kyrgios won't be sanctioned by tournament officials for answering his phone on court before a mixed doubles match at the Australian Open because the call was taken before the pre-match meeting.

Kyrgios answered the mobile phone call, which he said was from a friend, before a match he and his girlfriend, Ajla Tomljanovic, lost in straight sets to the No.1-ranked team of Ivan Dodig and Sania Mirza on Saturday.

Under the ATP Tour policy "a player is not allowed to use any electronic devices (e.g. C.D. players, mobile phones, etc.) during matches, unless approved by the...