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Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori advance to Italian Open quarterfinals

Tennis May 17, 2019

Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori advance to Italian Open quarterfinals

Women's world No. 1 Naomi Osaka and seventh-ranked men's player Kei Nishikori both advanced to the Italian Open quarterfinals with two wins apiece on Thursday. A day after rain washed out play on the Foro Italico's red clay, Osaka defeated 39th-ranked Romanian Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-3, ...

Naomi Osaka clings to top spot as Simona Halep cuts gap

Tennis May 13, 2019

Naomi Osaka clings to top spot as Simona Halep cuts gap

Naomi Osaka narrowly retained her No. 1 ranking on Monday ahead of Simona Halep, after the Romanian missed the chance to reclaim the top spot following her defeat in the Madrid Open final. The 21-year-old Osaka lost in the quarterfinals in the Spanish capital, but ...