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Naomi Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Twice Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka has sacked her second coach in seven months, splitting with Jermaine Jenkins in the wake of her disappointing U.S. Open title defence.

Love all: At the US Open, players hug it out after matches

Today, hugging has become the new handshake, providing a level of intimacy that may make postmatch meetings at the net as unrecognizable to past players as innovations like the Hawk-Eye ball tracking system and serving time limits.


US Open: Andrea Petkovic stuns Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep suffers another early exit

World number 88 Petkovic was the better player in the biggest points, breaking the twice Grand Slam champion three times and committing 15 fewer unforced errors on a sun-soaked Louis Armstrong Stadium court.

US Open: Osaka survives Blinkova test, Halep ends string of early exits

Naomi Osaka was given a testing workout by Anna Blinkova as she began the defence of her US Open title, while Wimbledon champion Simona Halep snapped a string of early US Open exits with a 6-3 3-6 6-2 victory over Nicole Gibbs to reach the second round.

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

Naomi Osaka has gone on to become the second-highest-paid female athlete in the world, behind Serena Williams, off the back of a host of lucrative sponsorship deals. But with the tennis world at her feet, the 21-year-old struggled to kick on.

Naomi Osaka's knee injury lends uncertainty to US Open

Naomi Osaka began retired from her quarterfinal match at the Western & Southern Open, unsure what's going on in the knee. The defending U.S. Open champion is worried about her chances of making another deep run in New York.


Serena Williams beat Naomi Osaka to advance to Rogers Cup semifinals, Bianca Andreescu stuns Karolina Pliskova

Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup semifinals Friday night, beating soon-to-be-top-ranked Naomi Osaka of Japan 6-3, 6-4 at breezy at York University.

French Open 2019: Naomi Osaka survives again, no sweat for Serena Williams

On Day Five of French Open 2019, top seed Naomi Osaka got past Victoria Azarenka in a tight three-setter to progress into the third round.

Injury-hit Naomi Osaka heads to French Open after “rocky” clay season

Osaka, who won the Australian Open in January to follow on from her dramatic victory over Serena Williams at the U.S. Open in 2018, is looking to become just the 11th woman to claim a third consecutive Grand Slam title.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic advance in Rome; Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka withdraw injured

Rafael Nadal is looking more and more like his dominating self with each match he plays on clay this week. He will square off against Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semifinal.