Naomi Osaka reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open

Tennis Sep 18, 2019

Naomi Osaka reaches quarterfinals at Pan Pacific Open

Top-seeded Naomi Osaka reached the quarterfinals at the Pan Pacific Open by beating qualifier Viktoriya Tomova 7-5, 6-3 on Wednesday. Osaka, who was broken twice early in the match, is looking to win her first title in her hometown after finishing runner-up in 2016 and ...

Tennis Sep 18, 2019

Florida court dismisses ex-coach's lawsuit against Naomi Osaka

A court in Florida has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Naomi Osaka's former coach demanding a portion of the tennis star's earnings, Osaka's management agency said Wednesday. According to U.S. media, a court in Florida rejected a claim by Osaka's former junior coach Christophe Jean ...

Osaka knocked out of U.S. Open in fourth round

Tennis Sep 3, 2019

Osaka knocked out of U.S. Open in fourth round

Defending champion Naomi Osaka's hopes for a third Grand Slam singles title were dashed Monday after she was knocked out of the U.S. Open by Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. Top seed and world No. 1 Osaka suffered a 7-5, 6-4 loss at the hands of ...

Osaka storms into third round at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 30, 2019

Osaka storms into third round at U.S. Open

Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open after defeating Poland's Magda Linette on Thursday. Osaka beat the No. 53 Linette 6-2, 6-4 in their second-round match at Louis Armstrong Stadium to set up a third-round ...

Kei Nishikori motors into second round at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 27, 2019

Kei Nishikori motors into second round at U.S. Open

Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday after Marco Trungelliti retired with an injury in the second set of their match. The seventh-seeded Nishikori had a trouble-free start to his campaign for a first Grand Slam title as he ...

Osaka feeling at home at U.S Open

Tennis Aug 25, 2019

Osaka feeling at home at U.S Open

Everything felt better for Naomi Osaka once she returned to the U.S. Open. The knee injury that forced her to retire during her last match no longer is so painful. The disappointment with her tennis that led her to say she wasn't having fun playing has ...

Naomi Osaka ready for defense of U.S. Open title

Tennis Aug 24, 2019

Naomi Osaka ready for defense of U.S. Open title

Serena Williams has the U.S. Open spotlight as she chases tennis history, but a host of Grand Slam winners and high-ranked rivals are also taking aim at the title. The 37-year-old American will be the focus of attention when the Flushing Meadows fortnight begins Monday ...

Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori  given easy openers at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 23, 2019

Naomi Osaka, Kei Nishikori given easy openers at U.S. Open

Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka will begin her title defense at the U.S. Open with a first-round clash against 93rd-ranked Anna Blinkova of Russia, while seventh seed Kei Nishikori faces a yet-unknown qualifier in his opening match. On Thursday, when the U.S. ...