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Naomi Osaka

Osaka beats Azarenka to win second US Open crown

"I wasn't really thinking about winning. I was just thinking about competing," Osaka said

14 Sep 2020 1:23 AM

'Homebody' Osaka making the most of isolation, remains focused on Olympics

'I’ve been playing tennis almost every day for as long as I can remember, so it has been an opportunity to take stock'

30 Apr 2020 1:55 PM

Naomi Osaka disappointed but supports Olympic delay

She was looking forward to participating in her home country, but realises that time is not now

29 Mar 2020 2:05 PM

'I almost died,' says Naomi Osaka after paddleboard mishap

The 22-year-old world number four said they had been on vacation in the Turks and Caicos Islands when the incident happened.

06 Jan 2020 3:25 PM

Naomi Osaka opts out of WTA finals due to shoulder injury

The Japanese world number three was due to face Australia’s Ash Barty later in the day.

29 Oct 2019 7:39 PM

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Naomi Osaka parts way with her coach Jermain Jenkins

Jenkins had become the coach of Osaka after the Australian Open this year.

13 Sep 2019 11:26 AM

Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka become US Open's top seed

Djokovic heads the men's field with Spain's Rafael Nadal seeded second. In the women's draw, Osaka is ranked no 1 Serena Williams is no 8.

22 Aug 2019 7:41 PM

Naomi Osaka seeks form, fitness and fun ahead of US Open

Osaka is adamant she will defend her title, saying she would most likely play in New York even against her doctor’s wishes.

22 Aug 2019 6:37 PM

Rogers Cup: Osaka survives Hsieh to reach quarters in Cincinnati

Osaka, who lost to Hsieh at the Miami Open in March, admitted a day earlier that the Taiwanese challenger was an unpredictable opponent.

16 Aug 2019 9:00 PM

Rogers Cup 2019: Serena, Osaka book US Open final rematch in Toronto

Serena defeated Ekaterina Alexandrova to reach the quarters, while defeat Polish teen Iga Swiatek.

09 Aug 2019 1:14 PM

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French Open: Naomi Osaka earns a hard fought 0-6, 7-6(4), 6-1 victory vs Schmiedlova

Defending champion Simona Halep, Osaka’s potential semi-final opponent, lost her way in the second set against Australian Ajla Tomljanovic.

29 May 2019 9:23 AM

Madrid Open: Osaka exits Madrid as Federer survives match points to reach quarters

The evergreen Federer did not drop a game in a dominant first set but was dragged into an intense battle by an inspired Monfils.

10 May 2019 9:27 AM

Madrid Open: Nadal starts strong, Ferrer exits Madrid, Osaka reaches Quarters

Ferrer, 37, announced earlier in the year he would end his 19-year career at the Madrid Open.

09 May 2019 10:58 AM

Miami Open: Naomi Osaka suffers shock defeat to Hsieh Su-wei

The 33-year-old Hsieh came from a set down to prevail 4-6 7-6(4) 6-3 as her unorthodox style frustrated, and wore down Osaka.

24 Mar 2019 7:07 PM

Barbie introduces Naomi Osaka as a “Shero”

Japanese tennis star as a part of their “Sheroes” Barbie series of inspired by real life women champions.

08 Mar 2019 5:36 PM

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Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova in thriller, becomes world number 1

Naomi Osaka battled past Petra Kvitova to win her first Australian Open crown and become the new world number one.

26 Jan 2019 6:06 PM

Sweat, friends and bagels: The making of Naomi Osaka

Osaka wasn’t even two years old when Williams won the first of her six US Opens in 1999.

15 Sep 2018 1:19 AM

Serena suffers meltdown, calls chair umpire a ‘thief’

When a second code violation for racquet abuse was handed out to her — along with a point penalty — Williams exploded.

10 Sep 2018 1:00 AM

US Open: Serena Williams says she’s ‘not a cheat’, accuses tennis of sexism

Naomi Osaka won US Open final to become Japan’s first ever Grand Slam singles champion and delay Serena's bid for 24th major title.

09 Sep 2018 9:38 AM

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