Jennifer Brady spent two weeks in hard quarantine gathering mental strength for her tilt at a maiden Grand Slam title and will hope there is plenty in reserve when she takes on Naomi Osaka in Saturday’s Australian Open final. While some of those in hard quarantine
Serena Williams’ long chase for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam trophy has been weighing on her mind ahead of next week’s Australian Open, admitted the 39-year-old seven-time Australian Open champion.
Eight-time Australian Open winner Novak Djokovic served a reminder of why he is the greatest Australian Open champion in history in a clinical 6-3, 6-1, 6-2 demolition of Frenchman Jeremy Chardy, thus demonstrating that normal service had resumed
Naomi Osaka has won 19 consecutive matches but none of those wins came against Serena Williams. Three-time major champion Osaka will meet 23-time Grand Slam singles title winner Williams in the Australian Open semifinals on Thursday.
The Japanese third seed swept past the American veteran 6-3, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena in front of thousands of fans allowed back in after Melbourne lifted a snap five-day lockdown.
Naomi Osaka crushed Jennifer Brady 6-4 6-3 to secure her second Australian Open title on Saturday and cement her standing as the new queen of the women's game The 23-year-old became the first women's player to win her first four Grand Slam finals since Monica Seles in 1991.
Naomi Osaka capped a transformative US Open with another Grand Slam title and a challenge to the millions watching across the globe on Saturday to “start talking” about racial justice.
Japan's Naomi Osaka came from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the US Open and clinch her third Grand Slam title.
Four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters was among four major title winners given wildcards Thursday into the WTA field for a US Open tuneup event next month in New York.