Osaka won't focus on No 1 ranking

2019-06-19 14:24

Naomi Osaka insists she won't allow herself to become distracted by focusing on retaining the No 1 ranking, saying she wants to have fun.

Osaka not at home on grass

2019-06-17 19:33

World No 1 Naomi Osaka admits she has a long way to go to turn her mastery of hard courts onto success on grass as she prepares for Wimbledon.

Osaka crashes out of French Open

2019-06-01 21:30

Naomi Osaka's hopes of winning a third successive Grand Slam ended when she was knocked out of the French Open in Round 3 by unheralded Katerina Siniakova.

Osaka survives as big daddy Djokovic, Serena stroll

2019-05-30 17:25

Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape on Thursday as fellow top seed Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams strolled into the last 32.

Osaka stages second Houdini act at Roland Garros

2019-05-30 14:09

Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape when she battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Victoria Azarenka.

'Never been so nervous,' says Osaka after Roland Garros great escape

2019-05-28 20:38

Japan's Naomi Osaka admitted she has "never been so nervous" after coming within just two points of a sensational first round Roland Garros exit.

Osaka, Halep open Roland Garros campaigns

2019-05-28 07:28

World No 1 Naomi Osaka begins her French Open campaign looking to take another step closer to a third successive Grand Slam title.

Osaka sets sights on 'cool' Grand Slam sweep

2019-05-24 15:47

Naomi Osaka said it would be "cool" to complete a Grand Slam sweep in 2019 even if her rise to fame has left her feeling as if she's 35 rather than 21.

Osaka pulls out of Rome in French Open scare

2019-05-17 12:30

World No 1 Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the Italian Open before Thursday's quarter-finals with injury just a week before the start of the French Open.


Osaka defeat opens door to No 1 for Barty in Birmingham

2019-06-20 17:35

World number one Naomi Osaka's defeat to Yulia Putintseva at the Birmingham Classic has handed Ashleigh Barty the chance to end the week on top of the rankings.

Osaka grinds out opening win on grass

2019-06-18 17:33

World number one Naomi Osaka progressed to round two of the Birmingham Classic but was made to work for her win over Greece's Maria Sakkari.

Osaka remains top as Wimbledon approaches

2019-06-17 12:39

Naomi Osaka retained top place in the WTA Tour rankings in an unchanged top 20 with two weeks to go to Wimbledon.

Djokovic, Osaka, Serena eye last 16 in Paris

2019-06-01 07:17

Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka, as well as three-time champion Serena Williams, target the second week and places in the last 16 at Roland Garros.

Osaka, Thiem battle through at Roland Garros

2019-05-30 15:24

Top seed Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape to reach the third round in Paris.

Osaka, Serena hope to return to Roland Garros comfort zone

2019-05-30 07:31

Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are all in action at the French Open on Thursday.

Osaka narrowly avoids catastrophic Roland Garros shock

2019-05-28 17:56

Japan's Naomi Osaka battled back from a set and a break down to defeat Slovakia's Anna Karolina Schmiedlova to reach the Roland Garros second round.

Uncertainty over Serena fitness, Osaka form at Roland Garros

2019-05-25 07:49

Serena Williams heads into this year's French Open as an outsider for a Grand Slam title for possibly the first time in 20 years.

With the world at her feet, Osaka takes Paris in her stride

2019-05-22 06:55

Twelve months ago at Roland Garros, an embarrassed Naomi Osaka bristled at being hailed as the 'coolest thing' in tennis.

Osaka retains No 1 ranking, reaches Rome quarters

2019-05-16 20:26

Japan's Naomi Osaka won twice to reach the Italian Open quarter-finals, retaining the world No 1 ranking ahead of the start of the French Open.

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