Osaka disappointed but supports Olympic delay

2020-03-29 07:21

Japanese star Naomi Osaka says she's disappointed not to compete at the Tokyo Olympics this year but supports the decision to postpone the event to 2021.

Emotional Osaka endures surprise Fed Cup loss to Sorribes

2020-02-07 15:58

A tearful Naomi Osaka followed up her Australian Open disappointment with another surprise defeat in the Fed Cup.

Gauff stuns title-holder Osaka at Australian Open

2020-01-24 11:34

Unseeded 15-year-old Coco Gauff has shocked reigning champion Naomi Osaka in the third round at the Australian Open in straight sets.

Learner driver Gauff says nerves won't slow her against Osaka

2020-01-22 12:17

Coco Gauff is still learning to drive, but the 15-year-old warned Naomi Osaka she will not be overawed when they clash at the Australian Open.

Coco Gauff, 15, sets up blockbuster with Osaka

2020-01-22 07:20

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff recovered from a set down to set up a clash with defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka.

Win with Wim: New coach buoys Osaka's Australian Open defence

2020-01-16 09:11

Naomi Osaka had more coaches than she won titles last year but will be hoping that her latest trainer can propel her.

Osaka battles, Kvitova cruises to Brisbane semis

2020-01-10 11:22

Naomi Osaka battled for two hours while Petra Kvitova cruised to victory at the Brisbane International.

'She smelled expensive' - Naomi Osaka reveals Beyonce pep talk

2020-01-06 07:21

Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka has revealed her excitement at meeting her idol Beyonce, saying the US singer "smelled expensive".

Osaka suffers WTA Finals injury heartbreak

2019-10-29 09:50

Naomi Osaka withdrew from the season-ending WTA Finals with a shoulder problem, the second straight year she has been forced out due to injury.

Osaka steeled for WTA Finals' format

2019-10-26 12:18

Naomi Osaka believes she's better equipped to deal with the WTA Finals' demanding round-robin format after her maiden appearance ended in tears.


Belarus and Russia claw out Fed Cup victories

2020-02-09 05:59

Aryna Sabalenka's day of wild extremes ended with Belarus clawing their way into the Fed Cup final while Naomi Osaka's participation ended more tamely.

Deposed Osaka says she does not have 'champion mentality'

2020-01-24 12:46

Naomi Osaka said she had been overwhelmed by the pressure of defending her Australian Open title after losing to 15-year-old Coco Gauff.

Future of women's tennis on display in Coco v Osaka part II

2020-01-23 07:54

Two of the most exciting young talents in tennis take centre stage at the Australian Open when 15-year-old Coco Gauff takes on Naomi Osaka.

Racquet-kicking Osaka admits she was 'a bit childish'

2020-01-22 09:43

Naomi Osaka conceded she had been "a bit childish" after her frustrations boiled over at the Australian Open.

Osaka vows to block out negatives after 'toughest year'

2020-01-18 09:27

Naomi Osaka says 2019 was the "toughest year of my life" after the Japanese star ploughed through several coaches and suffered a major dip in form.

Pliskova sees off Osaka in epic Brisbane semi-final

2020-01-11 13:29

World number two Karolina Pliskova will defend her Brisbane International title after edging Naomi Osaka in an epic three-set semi-final at Pat Rafter Arena on Saturday.

Osaka opens year with tough win over Sakkari

2020-01-07 11:35

Japanese star Naomi Osaka came from a break down in the third set to overcome Greece's Maria Sakkari in the first round of the WTA Brisbane International on Tuesday.

Near-death experience gives Naomi Osaka perspective

2020-01-05 08:15

A "near-death" experience off the coast of the Turks and Caicos Islands has given reigning Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka a new perspective heading into 2020.

Osaka beats Kvitova, Barty blasts Bencic in thrilling WTA Finals opener

2019-10-27 13:59

Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty both won three-set matches at the WTA Finals in a gruelling opening day of the $14 million round-robin tournament.

'Humbled' Osaka reveals pressure of being No 1

2019-10-07 08:10

Naomi Osaka has opened up on the immense pressure she placed on herself earlier this year that contributed to a slump in form.

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