ARTICLES RELATING TO NAOMI OSAKA

'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.

Osaka beats world No 1 Barty to win China Open

2019-10-06 13:37

Naomi Osaka won a second tournament on the spin as she fought back from a set down to defeat world number one Ashleigh Barty in the China Open final on Sunday.

Osaka into China Open semis after thrilling win

2019-10-04 19:51

Naomi Osaka fought back from a set down to defeat Bianca Andreescu in a captivating first meeting between two of the biggest young talents.

Osaka 'angry relaxed' after reaching China Open quarters

2019-10-03 12:29

Naomi Osaka says she was "angry relaxed" after setting up a potential first meeting with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu.

Osaka's father tells star: It's not rocket science

2019-10-01 13:29

Naomi Osaka said that having her father as her coach had been "nostalgic" and revealed that one of his favourite phrases to her is, "It's not rocket science."

Japan comedians apologise for Naomi Osaka 'bleach' quip

2019-09-25 16:11

A Japanese comedy duo apologised after reportedly quipping that tennis star Naomi Osaka needed to pick up some "bleach."

Osaka advances to Pan Pacific final in home city

2019-09-21 12:05

Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka beat Elise Mertens of Belgium on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open, thrilling her Japanese fans in the city of her birth.

Osaka changes coach for second time in 2019

2019-09-13 06:59

Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka announced on Friday she was splitting with her coach, her second break-up this year.

Osaka beaten but wiser after Round 4 US Open exit

2019-09-02 22:41

Naomi Osaka was dethroned as champion and toppled from the world No 1 ranking after her US Open loss, but says she has learned some valuable lessons.

Osaka, crowd help tearful Coco cope with lopsided loss

2019-09-01 07:19

US teen sensation Coco Gauff's first appearance at Arthur Ashe Stadium left both players crying on Saturday night.

 

Osaka savours Beijing title after US Open letdown

2019-10-06 16:35

An emotional Naomi Osaka said that she had atoned for the disappointment of the US Open after beating world number one Ashleigh Barty at the China Open.

Osaka ends Wozniacki's China Open reign

2019-10-05 16:09

Naomi Osaka will face Ashleigh Barty in the final of the China Open after powering to a convincing win over title-holder Caroline Wozniacki.

Osaka meets Andreescu in mouthwatering China Open quarter-final

2019-10-03 15:22

Two of the most exciting talents in tennis will meet for the first time when Naomi Osaka and Bianca Andreescu clash in the China Open quarter-finals.

Osaka set to face US Open champ Andreescu

2019-10-03 10:43

Naomi Osaka set up a potential first meeting with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu after reaching the China Open quarter-finals.

Osaka reaches China Open Round 2 despite being 'riled up'

2019-09-29 10:40

Naomi Osaka said she had been "really riled up" as Japan's two-time Grand Slam champion reached the second round at the China Open.

Osaka ends title drought at home Pan Pacific Open

2019-09-22 10:00

Japan's Naomi Osaka ended an eight-month title drought by winning the Pan Pacific Open in her home city.

Osaka blazes into Pan Pacific quarters

2019-09-18 13:09

Japanese superstar Naomi Osaka beat qualifier Viktoriya Tomova of Bulgaria in straight sets to reach the Pan Pacific Open quarter-finals.

Osaka falls to Bencic while Vekic, Mertens win at US Open

2019-09-03 07:00

Naomi Osaka was ousted from the US Open by Belinda Bencic while Donna Vekic erased a match point to join the Swiss 13th seed in a quarter-final match-up.

Reigning champion Osaka knocked out of US Open

2019-09-02 19:56

Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the tournament by Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic in the last 16 at Flushing Meadows.

Osaka needs work, but would team with Nishikori at Olympics

2019-08-30 14:17

World No 1 Naomi Osaka is ready to join Kei Nishikori for mixed doubles at the Tokyo Olympics, but first she needs to practice doubles for the first time ever.

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