Japanese pair falls in French Open women's doubles final

More Sports / Tennis Jun 10, 2018

Japanese pair falls in French Open women's doubles final

Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya fell short in their bid to become the first all-Japanese pair to win a Grand Slam women's doubles title on Sunday, losing the French Open final in straight sets to the Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova. The sixth-seeded ...

Hozumi, Kato fall in bid to reach final

More Sports / Tennis Jan 25, 2017

Hozumi, Kato fall in bid to reach final

Eri Hozumi and Miyu Kato were knocked out of the women's doubles in the semifinals at the Australian Open on Wednesday. Hozumi and Kato were aiming to become the first Japanese pair ever to reach the final of a Grand Slam event, but their surprise ...

More Sports / Tennis Feb 5, 2016

Japan advances to Fed Cup zone playoff final

Japan reached the promotion playoff final of the Asia-Oceania zone in the Fed Cup on Friday with a 2-1 win over Thailand. Japan fell behind the host nation after Eri Hozumi lost 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 to Bunyawi Thamchaiwat, but Nao Hibino tied it up with ...