U.S. Open: A new world in sports
The Grand Slam tournament in New York has always been a trailblazer. The four major tournaments in tennis are played in Melbourne, Australia, Paris France, London United Kingdom...
Naomi Osaka steps out
Serena Williams came to Flushing Meadows with the goal of winning her 24th career Grand Slam title. After having failed in four title matches, there were great expectations that she would succeed this time.
Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open and third Grand Slam
Japan's Naomi Osaka came from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the US Open on Saturday and clinch her third Grand Slam title.
U.S. Open: It’s Azarenka, Osaka For Final
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated Serena Williams 1/6; 6/3; 6/3 to set up a title match with Naomi Osaka who defeated American Jennifer Brady7/6 (1); 3/6; 6/3 in a match played under the roof of Arthur Ashe Stadium as rain poured on Corona Park Flushing Meadows. Osaka won the first set tiebreaker in which she…
Osaka gets 'revenge' against Rogers to reach US Open semi-finals
Fourth seed Naomi Osaka overcame unseeded Shelby Rogers in straight sets to reach the US Open semi-finals on Tuesday and declared it "revenge" for earlier defeats. The Japanese 2018 US Open champion brushed aside the 27-year-old American 6-3, 6-4, in 1hr 20min inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. Osaka, 22, will play 28th-seeded American Jennifer Brady on…
Williams rallies to move into last 16 of US Open
Serena Williams overcame an early scare to defeat fellow American Sloane Stephens and move into the last 16 of the US Open on Saturday.
Djokovic through to last 16 as bizarre delay shrouds US Open
Novak Djokovic sailed into the last 16 of the US Open on Friday as off-court intrigue forced the delay of a men's singles match over issues linked to coronavirus. Djokovic outclassed Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 6-3, 6-3, 6-1 in a routine victory for the world number one, who is chasing an 18th Grand Slam singles title.…
Wounded Osaka climbs to ninth in WTA rankings
Naomi Osaka climbed one place to number nine in the new WTA rankings, which were released on Monday ahead of the US Open, after withdrawing from the Western & Southern Open final at the weekend.
Injured Osaka out of Western & Southern Open final
Japan's Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Saturday's Western & Southern Open final due to a left hamstring injury, meaning Victoria Azarenka takes the title by walkover. "I'm sorry to have to withdraw today with an injury," Osaka said. "I pulled my left hamstring yesterday in the second set tiebreak and it has not recovered overnight…