Japan off to strong start against Netherlands in Fed Cup

Tennis Apr 20, 2019

Japan off to strong start against Netherlands in Fed Cup

Japan is in control of its Fed Cup World Group II relegation showdown against the Netherlands following singles wins by Misaki Doi and Nao Hibino on Saturday. Hibino easily overcame Dutch No. l Bibiane Schoofs 6-1, 6-2 after Doi beat Richel Hogenkamp 6-3, 6-4 in ...

Djokovic, Nadal cruise into second round

More Sports / Tennis May 30, 2017

Djokovic, Nadal cruise into second round

Back on the court where he completed his career Grand Slam, Novak Djokovic showed no sign of the crisis of confidence that has affected his game since winning the French Open last year. With new coach Andre Agassi watching from the stands, the second-seeded Serb ...

More Sports / Tennis May 11, 2017

Cirstea eliminates Doi in third round at Madrid Open

Misaki Doi fell to Sorana-Mihaela Cirstea of Romania 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 in the Madrid Open women's singles on Wednesday, a disappointing third-round loss to a lower-ranked player. The unseeded Doi, who is currently ranked 53rd in the world, was handed her third defeat in as ...

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 sinks Doi at Pan Pacific Open

More Sports / Tennis Sep 19, 2016

Osaka sinks Doi at Pan Pacific Open

Wild card Naomi Osaka defeated Japanese compatriot Misaki Doi in straight sets to claim local bragging rights and advance to the second round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday. The big-serving 18-year-old registered a 6-4, 6-4 win in 85 minutes under the closed roof ...

Nishikori, Doi exit Wimbledon in fourth round

More Sports / Tennis Jul 4, 2016

Nishikori, Doi exit Wimbledon in fourth round

Kei Nishikori and Misaki Doi both crashed out of Wimbledon in the fourth round on Monday. Taking to No. 2 court following Doi's straight-sets defeat to Australian Open champion and women's fourth seed Angelique Kerber, men's fifth seed Nishikori was sluggish and retired in the ...