Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka withdraws from next month's Indian Wells tourney

The withdrawal was announced by the official Twitter feed for the hard-court tournament at Indian Wells, which is scheduled for Oct.4-17 after twice being delayed during the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Novak Djokovic, Ash Barty, Naomi Osaka, Coco Gauff headline Indian Wells field

The BNP Paribas Open, set for October 4-17, is returning to the Southern California desert for the first time since 2019. It was delayed last year and again in March.

published on : 9th September 2021

Tearful Osaka to take break from tennis after shock exit from US Open

Osaka's break from tennis, with a potential title defense coming next year at Australian Open, came on a night where she slammed her racquet several times.

published on : 4th September 2021

Reigning champion Osaka loses US Open match to 18-year-old Leylah Fernandez

This was Osaka’s first Slam tournament since she pulled out of the French Open before the second round to take a mental health break.

published on : 4th September 2021

Stephens overpowers Gauff at US Open; Osaka's foe withdraws

Naomi Osaka hasn't been beaten in a Grand Slam match since losing to Gauff at the 2020 Australian Open.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Osaka wins US Open return, hopes to 'believe more in myself'

On Monday, she entered Ashe with her usual first-round Slam jitters, but not because of any sense of pressure to win, Osaka said afterward.

published on : 31st August 2021

Short on match practice, Naomi Osaka says she's pretty happy going into US Open

Naomi Osaka said that she was confident with where she was right now and that she would take it one match at a time.

published on : 29th August 2021

Ashleigh Barty favourite, Naomi Osaka can overcome her problems at US Open: Martina Navratilova

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has said that WTA world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty will be the favourite to win the US Open.

published on : 28th August 2021

US Open 2021: Novak Djokovic, Naomi Osaka demand much of the attention

Djokovic, a 34-year-old from Serbia who is seeded No. 1, and Osaka, a 23-year-old from Japan who is seeded No. 3.

published on : 28th August 2021

US Open 2021: Naomi Osaka defends title; Novak Djokovic seeks true Slam

Fans will be allowed back at the tournament — with no requirements to wear masks at matches but they must show proof of having at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot.

published on : 28th August 2021

Aryna Sabalenka bumps Naomi Osaka to go second in WTA rankings

Aryna Sabalenka geared up for next week's US Open by climbing to second place in the WTA rankings published, nudging Naomi Osaka down to third. 

published on : 23rd August 2021

Osaka falls to Teichmann in third-round Cincinnati shocker

Osaka lost to an opponent who has struggled with several injuries this season but is now back to health.

published on : 20th August 2021

Western and Southern Open: Naomi Osaka tested by Coco Gauff, wins three-setter in tour return

Two days after a thoughtful exchange with a local sports columnist, Naomi Osaka delivered a more relevant statement on the court.

published on : 19th August 2021

Coco Gauff sets up blockbuster Cincinnati clash with Naomi Osaka

Coco Gauff reached the second round of the Western and Southern Open after dispatching veteran Hsieh Su-wei.

published on : 18th August 2021

Naomi Osaka breaks down at first presser since Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka struggled to hold back tears in her first press conference since pulling out from the French Open over mental health concerns.

published on : 17th August 2021
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