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 ...

Naomi Osaka not named for Japan's Fed Cup clash against Spain

Tennis Jan 30, 2019

Naomi Osaka not named for Japan's Fed Cup clash against Spain

Women's world No. 1 and two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka was not named for Japan's upcoming Fed Cup clash with Spain, the Japan Tennis Association said Wednesday. Japan will host its World Group II first-round match against Spain on Feb. 9 and 10 at ...

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 ...