American giant-killer Amanda Anisimova sets up Ashleigh Barty showdown, Nadal repels Khachanov to reach last-16 of Australian Open.
One is motivated by a significant anniversary, another rediscovered the grass is definitely greener for her form, a third is driven on by ‘brutal’ critics and the fourth, the girl with a tiger tattoo, finds herself in unknown Grand Slam territory.
It’s just one of seven face coverings, each in honor of a different person, that Osaka brought to Flushing Meadows - the same number of wins it takes to claim a Grand Slam trophy.
Pre-tournament favorite Novak Djokovic marched into round two of the US Open on Monday as he launched his bid for a 18th Grand Slam with a straight-sets win. The world number one dispatched
Japan's Naomi Osaka withdrew from her WTA Western & Southern Open semi-final match Thursday in New York to protest the police shooting of an unarmed black man in Wisconsin.
Serena Williams raised doubts over her participation at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, ahead of her return to the limelight this week at the Italian Open. The 39-year-old, still ranked eighth in the world, has been absent from the courts since her semi-final defeat
Fourth seed Dominic Thiem blew a two-set lead and slipped to a ‘very tough’ first-round loss at the French Open against Spanish veteran Pablo Andujar on Sunday. The 35-year-old Andujar staged a remarkable comeback to defeat the two-time Roland Garros
The four-times Grand Slam champion had last week signalled her intentions to skip her media duties to protect her mental well-being and she returned to Twitter on Monday to announce her withdrawal.
Rafael Nadal said Friday that without the media “we will not be the athletes that we are today” as Naomi Osaka became increasingly isolated over her decision to boycott all French Open press commitments. Japanese star Osaka caused a stir at
Japanese tennis player and star Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open because of not being in the best of mental health. The American actor Will Smith took to his social media account to show his support to Naomi and her stand, stating that the officials are wrong in not taking her legit concern seriously.