Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka downs Hsieh in Stuttgart opener

US and Australian Open champion Osaka secured a place in the quarter-finals against Croatia's Donna Vekic. 

published on : 25th April 2019

Naomi Osaka 'dodged bullet' in Stuttgart as rival Simona Halep pulls out

Osaka said that winning was not everything in Stuttgart, where she last played as a qualifier in 2017.

published on : 23rd April 2019

'Champion for years to come' Naomi Osaka out to conquer clay

The reigning Australian and US Open champion has enjoyed a dazzling rise to the top of women's tennis in the last 12 months, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam.

published on : 21st April 2019

Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka secure No.1 ranking heading into clay season

The Serb is almost 2,500 points ahead of Rafael Nadal while Osaka maintains a slender lead over Simona Halep.

published on : 8th April 2019

Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka win opening matches in Miami Open

Six-time men's champion Novak Djokovic won his opening match under the lights, beating Bernard Tomic 7-6 (2), 6-2.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Bad day for World No. 1s: Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka upset at Indian Wells

Osaka lost to Belinda Bencic 6-3, 6-1 in just over an hour in the fourth round of the first title defense of her career.

published on : 13th March 2019

Indian Wells: Osaka turns tables on Mladenovic, Venus beats Kvitova

Venus Williams upset Petra Kvitova in three sets while Osaka beat Mladenovic in straight sets.

published on : 10th March 2019

Novak Djokovic wins fourth Laureus, Tiger Woods, Naomi Osaka among big winners

With his win, Djokovic went level with Usain Bolt and is now just one behind Roger Federer, who has won it a record five times.

published on : 19th February 2019

Japan's Naomi Osaka in shock split with tennis coach Sascha Bajin

Osaka, who became the first Asian to hold the top ranking after beating Czech Petra Kvitova in the Melbourne final, had worked with the German for just over a year.

published on : 12th February 2019

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka wins championship, becomes first Asian world number one

Osaka held three match points at 5-3 in the second set but couldn't close it out. She allowed Kvitova to come back and win 23 of 27 points to take that set and go up 1-0 in the third.

published on : 26th January 2019

Epic Serena Williams match left me drained, says Karolina Pliskova

Pliskova survived four match points and bounced back from 1-5 down in the third set to defeat Williams for a spot in the final four.

published on : 24th January 2019

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka edges Pliskova to set up final with Petra Kvitova

Osaka is bidding to become the first woman since Serena Williams in 2015 to win the US and Australian Opens back to back. 

published on : 24th January 2019

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka powers past injured Elina Svitolina into semis

Osaka is the first Japanese woman in the final four at Melbourne Park since 1994.

published on : 23rd January 2019

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka sets up Elina Svitolina last-eight test, Serena Williams faces showdown

The victory left Osaka with a last-eight clash against ambitious Ukrainian Svitolina, who battled past American Madison Keys 6-2, 1-6, 6-1.

published on : 21st January 2019

Australian Open: Serena Williams relentlessly marches on as Naomi Osaka, Elina Svitolina survive scares

Serena Williams, seeded 16, has dropped just nine games in her three matches so far and with face either sister Venus or world number one Simona Halep for a berth in the quarter-finals.

published on : 19th January 2019
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