Tennis tours extend coronavirus hiatus until end of July

Tennis May 16, 2020

Tennis tours extend coronavirus hiatus until end of July

The professional tennis tours extended their suspensions, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, through at least the end of July on Friday, bringing the total number of scrapped tournaments around the world to more than 40. In addition to the ATP and WTA announcements, which also ...

Osaka set for second Wimbledon

More Sports / Tennis Jul 1, 2018

Osaka set for second Wimbledon

by Joel Tansey

This time last year, Naomi Osaka was ranked No. 59 and preparing for her Wimbledon debut while still in search of her first WTA title. A lot has changed over the past 12 months for the promising 20-year-old and expectations for her second appearance at ...

More Sports / Tennis Oct 22, 2016

WTA names Osaka top newcomer

Teenager Naomi Osaka was named 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year on Friday. The 19-year-old Osaka, the first Japanese winner of the award, has enjoyed a breakthrough year on the tour this season, rising to a career-high ranking of No. 40 after finishing 2015 ranked ...