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Naomi Osaka to take on idol Serena Williams in final

More Sports / Tennis Sep 7, 2018

Naomi Osaka to take on idol Serena Williams in final

Naomi Osaka made history on Thursday, becoming the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final by beating American Madison Keys in straight sets at the U.S. Open. The 6-2, 6-4 semifinal win sets up a Saturday final against Osaka's childhood hero Serena Williams, ...

Kei Nishikori rolls into fourth round at French Open

More Sports / Tennis Jun 2, 2018

Kei Nishikori rolls into fourth round at French Open

Kei Nishikori advanced to the fourth round of the French Open on the strength of a straight-sets victory over France's Gilles Simon on Friday. Nishikori, the 19th seed, needed just 2 hours, 1 minute to dispatch Simon 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Nishikori dominated at the net ...

More Sports / Tennis May 10, 2017

Doi advances to third round at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi beat Donna Vekic of Croatia 6-1, 6-2 in the women's singles Tuesday to book herself a spot in the third round of the Madrid Open. Unseeded Doi, who pulled off a surprise upset over world No. 10 Madison Keys in the first round, ...

Osaka falls apart in loss to Keys

More Sports / Tennis Sep 3, 2016

Osaka falls apart in loss to Keys

Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka admitted she had "freaked out" as her big lead slipped away against Madison Keys at the U.S. Open on Friday. Osaka was reduced to tears as American eighth seed Keys claimed a dramatic 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3) comeback win to reach ...

Murray sinks Djokovic in Rome final

More Sports / Tennis May 16, 2016

Murray sinks Djokovic in Rome final

Andy Murray celebrated his 29th birthday by beating Novak Djokovic on clay for the first time to win the Italian Open title Sunday in a match that Djokovic argued should have been stopped due to rain. Gaining a measure of revenge for his loss to ...