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Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Jenkins, a long-time hitting partner of Venus Williams, replaced Sascha Bajin in February, weeks after Osaka`s Australian Open triumph.

Sep 13, 2019, 17:24 PM IST

WTA rankings: US Open winner Bianca Andreescu breaks into top 5, Ashleigh Barty reclaims No.1 spot

Canadian tennis star Bianca Andreescu has broken into the top five of the Women's Tennis Professionals (WTA) rankings after lifting her maiden Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. 

Sep 10, 2019, 11:10 AM IST

US Open shocks show the depth of talent, says Tennis legend Rod Laver

Defending champions Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic both failed to make the quarter-finals after suffering shock defeats at Flushing Meadows.

Sep 04, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

US Open: Naomi Osaka's title defence derailed by Belinda Bencic

Osaka slumped to a 7-5, 6-4 win against Bencic in the last-16 clash of the women's singles event that lasted a little less that one and a half hour at Arthur Ashe Stadium. 

Sep 03, 2019, 11:43 AM IST

Fighting Coco Gauff sets up Naomi Osaka showdown at US Open

The 15-year-old American phenom was forced to dig deep to become the youngest player since Anna Kournikova in 1996 to reach the third round of the women`s singles at Flushing Meadows.

Aug 30, 2019, 17:38 PM IST

Naomi Osaka overcomes Magda Linette challenge to reach US Open third round

Osaka will now square off with Cori Gauff of America in the third round of the tournament.

Aug 30, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

US Open makes changes after Serena Williams-Carlos Ramos incident

The United States Tennis Association (USTA), which runs the US Open, said on Friday that this year for the first time at the Grand Slam it will post code violations on the scoreboard as they occur.

Aug 24, 2019, 09:17 AM IST

Reigning champ Naomi Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun

After clinching her maiden Grand Slam in a final that will always be remembered for Serena Williams` extraordinary row with the umpire, Osaka became the first Japanese to claim the world number one ranking when she captured her second slam in January at the Australian Open.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

America's Sofia Kenin reaches semi-finals as Naomi Osaka retires hurt

Osaka, who made back-to-back quarter-final finish in Toronto and Cincinnati, will now shift her focus on the US Open, which is slated to take place from August 26 in New York. 

Aug 17, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

Naomi Osaka battles into quarter-finals of Cincinnati Open

Osaka will now square off with the winner of another last-16 clash between No.7 seed Elina Svitolina and Sofia Kenin of America for a place in the last-four. 

Aug 16, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

Naomi Osaka regains numero-uno spot in latest WTA rankings

Williams, on the other hand, climbed up two places to grab eighth spot in the updated women's singles rankings, ATP reported.

Aug 13, 2019, 16:08 PM IST

Rogers Cup: Serena Williams overcomes Naomi Osaka challenge to reach semis

The American is bidding to seal her fourth title at the Canadian Open after sealing victories in 2001, 2011, and 2013. 

Aug 10, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

Rogers Cup: Serena Williams sets up Naomi Osaka clash in quarter-finals

Williams has now stormed into the quarter-finals of the tournament for the eighth time. 

Aug 09, 2019, 11:23 AM IST

Australia's Ashleigh Barty maintains top spot in unchanged WTA rankings

Czech's Karolina Pliskova is standing at the third place ahead of Romania's Simona Halep and Dutch tennis star Kiki Bertens in this week's unchanged top 10, Sport24 reported. 

Jul 23, 2019, 10:25 AM IST

Another Chinese Grand Slam champion due in next decade - Li Na

As Li prepares to reflect on her career at her induction into the Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island on Saturday, she has an eye on the future of the sport in her home country.

Jul 19, 2019, 09:03 AM IST

Wimbledon: Serena Williams keeps calm and carries on in pursuit of number 24

Perhaps the imperious American did not need to amp it up against out-matched Czech Barbora Strycova in a 6-1 6-2 trouncing on a sunny Centre Court. It was that easy.

Jul 12, 2019, 15:57 PM IST

Apologised to Naomi Osaka after controversial US Open defeat: Serena Williams

Naomi had defeated Serena 6-2, 6-4 in New York to win her first major in September last year. 

Jul 10, 2019, 18:29 PM IST

Wayward Osaka sent packing from Wimbledon

The Japanese, who had nervelessly battered her way to Grand Slam success at the U.S. and Australian Opens, failed to find her range on the slick lawns of the All England Club.

Jul 01, 2019, 22:59 PM IST

French Open: Naomi Osaka battles past Victoria Azarenka to reach third round

The 21-year-old Japanese lost the first four games against a fired-up former world number one but reacted superbly to claw herself back and claim a 16th successive Grand Slam match win.

May 30, 2019, 18:32 PM IST

Naomi Osaka adjusting to clay in time for French Open

Osaka reached the semi-finals in Stuttgart and the quarter-finals in Madrid and Rome on the red dirt this season.

May 24, 2019, 22:15 PM IST