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Iga Swiatek claims second career title with Adelaide crown

Tennis Feb 28, 2021

Iga Swiatek claims second career title with Adelaide crown

French Open champion Iga Swiatek breezed past second seed Belinda Bencic 6-2 6-2 in the Adelaide International final on Saturday to claim the second title of her career. The 19-year-old Pole shot out of relative obscurity last year when she became the youngest woman to ...

Atsushi Miyagi, 1955 U.S. Open doubles champion, dies at 89

Tennis Feb 26, 2021

Atsushi Miyagi, 1955 U.S. Open doubles champion, dies at 89

Atsushi Miyagi, who won the 1955 U.S. Open doubles championship, died of bladder cancer on Wednesday at an assisted living facility in Tokyo. He was 89. The 1955 title, with compatriot Kosei Kamo, remains the only Grand Slam tournament championship won by Japanese men since ...

Naomi Osaka nominated for 2021 Laureus award

Tennis Feb 25, 2021

Naomi Osaka nominated for 2021 Laureus award

Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka and Kento Momota, the top-ranked men's badminton player, were among the nominees for the 22nd annual Laureus World Sports Awards, the awards' organizers said Wednesday. Osaka, who won her third Grand Slam title last year by capturing her second U.S. Open ...