With Naomi's exit, the top three players on the WTA singles rankings at the Olympics have all bowed out of the quadrennial showpiece. No. 6-ranked Elina Svitolina of Ukraine is now the highest-ranked player left in the draw.
Melbourne: Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic on Saturday saved three consecutive match points in the second set to make Naomi Osaka of Japan sweat a little more for a 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-4 win in a nail-biting Australian Open final. The 21-year-old Osaka secured the top spot of the WTA ranking — which will […]
New York: The young Japanese Naomi Osaka, champion of the US Open, received her trophy with tears before the booing of the public, which favoured the American Serena Williams. The Japanese, only 20 years old and 20th seed, defeated Williams 6-2 and 6-4 as the American lost control during the match. “I do not want […]
Four-time Grand Slam champion and world No. 2 Naomi Osaka of Japan has withdrawn from the Wimbledon commencing on June 28.
World No. 2 Naomi Osaka of Japan on Monday withdrew from the French Open over her stand to not to speak to the media due to her mental health.
New York: Fourth seed Naomi Osaka outlasted an inspired Victoria Azarenka 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final to win the women’s singles title of the US Open on Saturday. It’s Osaka’s second US Open title and third Grand Slam title after her victories at the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open. “In the end […]
Melbourne: Japanese world No.3 Naomi Osaka on Thursday beat 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams at the Rod Laver Arena to reach her second Australian Open final. In the one hour and 15 minutes-match, Osaka rebounded from a poor start to beat ‘her idol’ Serena Williams in straight sets 6-3, 6-4 to book her place […]
Melbourne: Naomi Osaka of Japan won her second Australian Open title by beating American Jennifer Brady 6-4, 6-3 in the women’s singles final here on Saturday. This is Osaka’s fourth Grand Slam title. Before this, Osaka had won the 2019 Australian Open and 2018 and 2020 US Open crowns. The 23-year-old from Japan faced challenge […]