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, ...

French Open bans Serena's catsuit

More Sports / Tennis Aug 25, 2018

French Open bans Serena's catsuit

Serena Williams will be banned from wearing her "Black Panther" catsuit again at the French Open after Roland Garros chiefs described the outfit as "going too far." The 36-year-old American star stunned Paris this year in her body-hugging outfit which she said was inspired by ...

Nishikori moves into second round

More Sports / Tennis Aug 14, 2018

Nishikori moves into second round

Kei Nishikori advanced to the second round of the Western & Southern Open men's singles after beating Russia's Andrey Rublev in straight sets on Monday. Nishikori, ranked 23rd in the world, claimed a 7-5, 6-3 win over the No. 37 Russian at Lindner Family Tennis ...

Naomi Osaka makes winning start at Citi Open

More Sports / Tennis Aug 1, 2018

Naomi Osaka makes winning start at Citi Open

Naomi Osaka got off to a winning start in the Citi Open women's singles on Tuesday, posting a straight-sets victory over American Bernarda Pera in the first round. The third-seeded Osaka, who is making her debut at the July 30-Aug. 5 hardcourt tournament, prevailed 6-2, ...