Naomi Osaka

We will be stronger than ever in 2021 Tokyo Olympics, says Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka

Coronavirus infections in Japan have climbed to more than 1,400, with 47 deaths.

Mar 28, 2020, 17:15 PM IST

'United by Emotion' chosen as motto of Tokyo Olympics 2020

`United by Emotion` was revealed as the motto for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics on Monday as organisers look to hammer home the message of diversity and inclusion.

Feb 17, 2020, 14:19 PM IST

Serena Williams edges out Jelena Ostapenko in Fed Cup

Williams' experience and savvy ways showed in critical moments against the 22-year-old Ostapenko as she prevailed 7-6(4), 7-6(3) in a match that took one hour and 46 minutes.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:09 PM IST

Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka knocked out by Coco Gauff

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open on Friday, falling 6-3 6-4 in a stunning upset by American teenage sensation Coco Gauff in the third round. Osaka was the third former Open winner to bow out of the draw after Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, who won the title in 2017 and 2018, lost their respective matches at Melbourne Park earlier in the day.

Jan 24, 2020, 15:35 PM IST

Naomi Osaka sees off America's Jessica Pegula in China Open opener

Osaka will next square off with either Jil Teichmann of Spain or qualifier Andrea Petkovic of Germany in the second round of the tournament.


Sep 29, 2019, 13:53 PM IST

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