Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Tennis Feb 4, 2021

Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne with world at her feet

Australian Open favorite Naomi Osaka heads to Melbourne seeking a fourth Grand Slam title to further fuel her ascent toward the top of the women’s game on court and amplify her voice off it. The Japanese star won the last major of 2020 in New ...

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Tennis Jan 9, 2021

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams to join exhibition in Australia

Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams will join Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic in an Australian Open warmup exhibition in Adelaide after serving their quarantines in the South Australian city, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday. The "A Day at the Drive" event will take place ...

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. ...