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Naomi Osaka


We'll be stronger than ever for Olympics 2021, says Naomi Osaka

March 29, 2020 6:25 pm

Osaka, who won the U.S. Open in 2018 and the Australian Open in 2019, was the central character in the video to launch Tokyo 2020’s official motto for the Games, launched last month.

Netflix to make a documentary on two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka

February 14, 2020 10:24 pm

Originally from Japan, Naomi Osaka toppled 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams to win the US Open in 2018 and followed it by winning the Australian Open the following year.

Naomi Osaka suffers woeful Fed Cup return, Spain seal Finals spot

February 08, 2020 8:19 pm

The two-time Grand Slam champion was expected to give Japan a huge boost in their bid to overcome five-time champions Spain at the La Manga Club near Murcia, but lost 6-0 6-3.

Australian Open Day 5: Osaka, Serena knocked out, Barty on a roll

January 24, 2020 3:32 pm

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.

The quiet confidence of Naomi Osaka

January 22, 2020 2:30 pm

Underneath her quiet demeanor, she has an assured confidence that has helped carry her to two Grand Slam titles. She may be soft-spoken in public, but she is also steely and determined.

Brisbane International: Naomi Osaka to face Karolina Pliskova in semis

January 11, 2020 1:33 am

It was Naomi Osaka's third consecutive three-setter in the tournament and the former world number one eventually prevailed in two hours to reach the semi-finals for the second year in a row at the Pat Rafter Arena.

Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova, Madison Keys into Brisbane International semifinals

January 10, 2020 3:16 pm

Keys, a 2017 U.S. Open finalist, reached the semifinals in Brisbane for the first time in four attempts.

'I almost died,' says Naomi Osaka after paddleboard mishap

January 06, 2020 1:28 pm

The 22-year-old world number four, who begins the season at the Brisbane International this week, said they had been on vacation in the Turks and Caicos Islands when the incident happened.

Naomi Osaka withdraws from WTA finals with a shoulder injury

October 29, 2019 3:00 pm

The Japanese world number three was due to face Australia's Ash Barty later in the day and her place in the tournament will now be taken by alternate Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands.

Naomi Osaka hopes format familiarity brings better result at WTA Finals

October 26, 2019 1:24 pm

Osaka made her breakthrough in 2018 with her win over Serena Williams in the final of the U.S. Open, a victory that helped secure a place at her first tour championships final last year.