The latest Osaka tournament news:
- Thursday Aussie Open: Pliskova Says Opponents Stink; Serena Says Being Serena the Key
- i 6-4, 7-6(8); and No. 9 Johanna Konta who maintained her ruthless form in downing Japanese rising star Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-2.
"I should have closed the match sooner, I had two match points in the second set I finally found...
- Kerber Struggles Through, Barty Surprises Wednesday at Australian Open
Thursday's highlight reel of matches in Melbourne includes Japan riser Naomi Osaka vs. (9) Johanna Konta, (17) Caroline Wozniacki vs. Donna Vekic, (2) Serena Williams vs. Lucie Safarova, Mirja...
- Serena Williams Conquers Bencic, Yips at Australian Open
Konta will next face another tough one against last year's semifinalist and rising star Naomi Osaka, who on Tuesday survived Luksika Kumkhum 6-7(2), 6-4, 7-5.
Pliskova allowed only two games to her opponent...
- WTA Previews: Kerber, 6 of Top 10 in Sydney; Ho-Hum in Hobart
- s: Kiki Bertens, Anastasija Sevastova, Monica Niculescu, Misaki Doi, Alize Cornet, Kristina Mladenovic, Naomi Osaka, Sara Errani
Floaters: Annika Beck, Francesca Schiavone, Andrea Petkovic, Jelena Jankovic, Shelby Rogers
- Williams Sisters Out Of Auckland: Serena Loses To Brengle, Venus Withdraws With Arm Injury
- s 7-6(2), 6-2. Because of Tuesday rain, Venus was scheduled for a second match later in the day against Naomi Osaka but withdrew due to pain in her right arm.
"I love this tournament and I'm really sad that I have to withd...
- Wozniacki, Arruabarrena, Tsurenko Win WTA Titles Over Weekend
- first title of the season on Sunday in Tokyo when the former world No. 1 defeated Japanese rising star Naomi Osaka 7-5, 6-3.
"I just wanted to go out and enjoy it," Wozniacki said of the championship match. "It's the fina...
- Wawrinka v Zverev in St. Petersburg Final; Thiem Faces Pouille For Metz Title
- Monte Carlo.
The women's final in Tokyo features former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki against 18-year-old Noami Osaka.
- Wozniacki Faces Radwanska In Tokyo, Osaka Into First WTA SF; Jankovic Seeks Title Defense In Guangzhou
- ts. But this is their first meeting of the year.
In the other semifinal, teen and Tokyo favorite Naomi Osaka will battle Elina Svitolina. Svitolina beat top seed Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.
"It was a great perfo...