When Billie Jean King says ‘How fortunate we all are to have witnessed the dawning of a new era in women’s tennis’, it’s time to take notice. And world number one Naomi Osaka is the one
Reigning champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the US Open by Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic 7-5, 6-4 in the last 16 at Flushing Meadows on Monday.
It was unfortunate to see the reigning world champion Naomi Osaka leave the US Open so early in the tournament (“Brilliant Bencic stuns Osaka; Wawrinka up as Djokovic quits,”
The emotional clash was followed by tearful on-court interviews, Osaka asking Gauff to join her with the microphone as they met at the net.
World number one Naomi Osaka and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep battled to three-set triumphs on Wednesday at the ATP and WTA Cincinnati Masters while top seed Ashleigh Barty ousted Maria Sharapova.
Ashleigh Barty edged closer to a return to the top WTA ranking on Friday, reaching the WTA semi-finals as current number one Naomi Osaka retired with a knee injury.
Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka beat qualifier Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria in straight sets on Wednesday to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals. Making her first appearance
Japan’s Naomi Osaka ended an eight-month title drought by winning the Pan Pacific Open in her home city on Sunday, her first trophy since her second consecutive Grand Slam triumph at the Australian Open in January.
Ekaterina Alexandrova won her first WTA singles title after the in-form Russian defeated Elena Rybakina in straight sets in the final of the Shenzhen Open on Saturday.