Wham-bam as Osaka roars into Tokyo quarters

2018-09-19 12:06

Naomi Osaka has thrashed Slovakia's 30th-ranked Dominika Cibulkova in her first match since lifting the US Open title earlier in the month.

Osaka shows deep Japanese roots by watching sumo

2018-09-17 11:05

Naomi Osaka showed how deep her Japanese roots run: She went to watch Japan's national sport of sumo and said she liked it.

Match point: Nissan names Grand Slam tennis champ Naomi Osaka as brand ambassador

2018-09-13 11:58

Mere days after her first Grand Slam championship, Nissan has named 20-year-old tennis player Naomi Osaka its newest brand ambassador.

Osaka's US Open win re-opens cultural discussion in Japan

2018-09-13 10:25

Naomi Osaka's victory in the US Open has added her to a growing list of athletes who have raised the issue of what it means to be Japanese.

Osaka signs deal with top Japanese car maker

2018-09-13 06:23

US Open winner Naomi Osaka has been announced as the "brand ambassador" for a major Japanese car maker.

Serena's treatment resonates among black women

2018-09-11 08:27

Black women say tennis superstar Serena Williams' experience at the US Open final resonates with them.

Oz Open chief urges coaching clarity after Serena row

2018-09-10 12:42

World tennis chiefs need to clarify their position on in-match coaching after Serena Williams' US Open meltdown, the head of the Australian Open has said.

Naomi Osaka 'grateful' for US Open chance

2018-09-10 11:32

US Open champion Naomi Osaka tweeted on Sunday that she was "grateful" for the chance to take on childhood hero Serena Williams for her first Grand Slam title.

OPINION: Disgraced Serena's false claims

2018-09-10 08:41

Sy Lerman says Serena Williams' actions in her US Open final defeat to Japan's Naomi Osaka should not be condoned.

Sweat, friends and bagels: The making of Naomi Osaka

2018-09-09 11:44

In an age of robotic press conferences where players are staying focussed and taking it one match at a time, Naomi Osaka is something different.


Cibulkova to get first shot at US Open champ Osaka

2018-09-17 13:26

Dominika Cibulkova will get her first crack at newly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka after squeaking into the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open.

Osaka blames US Open tears on 'notorious' nerves

2018-09-17 09:40

Naomi Osaka has put her US Open tears down to shredded nerves, rather than the tantrum thrown by Serena Williams that overshadowed a historic Japanese win.

WATCH: Naomi Osaka steals the show on Ellen

2018-09-13 11:10

US Open women’s champion Naomi Osaka made headlines when she appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres show.

Osaka has 'no regrets' over chaotic US Open final

2018-09-13 09:58

Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by her furious row with the chair umpire.

Defiant Oz paper reprints 'racist' Serena cartoon

2018-09-13 06:00

An Australian newspaper has defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page.

Australian cartoonist under fire for Serena sketch

2018-09-11 06:35

An Australian cartoonist has come under fire for portraying Serena Williams using - what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as - "racist and sexist tropes".

Mother of all meltdowns: Did Serena overstep the mark?

2018-09-10 11:58

Serena Williams absorbed a hefty fine in the wake of her US Open final loss as debate raged over whether the code violations that sparked her meltdown were sexist.

Osaka tipped as Japan's first world No 1

2018-09-10 10:25

After going from goofball to Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic US Open triumph by becoming Japan's first world No 1.

WATCH: I would have pulled for Serena too - Osaka

2018-09-10 08:12

Newly crowned US Open champion Naomi Osaka admitted that if she was in the crowd, she'd have been pulling for Serena Williams too.

Top 7 Serena 'meltdown' must read articles

2018-09-09 09:15

Naomi Osaka might have won the women's US Open final but all the talk is about Serena Williams' spectacular meltdown during the match.

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