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July 23rd, 2021

Naomi Osaka Stars During Tokyo Olympic Opening Ceremony, Lights Cauldron [Video]

Naomi Osaka made history Friday night in Tokyo.

Posted by Staff @ 3:55 pm in Olympics, Videos | No Comments »

June 17th, 2021

Naomi Osaka Says No To Wimbledon

Naomi Osaka won’t play Wimbledon either.

Posted by Staff @ 6:28 pm in Wimbledon | 11 Comments »

June 1st, 2021

Grand Slams Scramble To Save Face After Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open

It’s Naomi Osaka vs the Grand Slams. Who wins?

Posted by Sean Randall @ 4:01 pm in French Open | 3 Comments »

May 31st, 2021

Players React To Naomi Osaka’s French Open Withdrawal

Naomi Osaka has support among her peers.

Posted by Staff @ 9:08 pm in French Open | 13 Comments »

May 31st, 2021

Osaka Withdraws, Muguruza Upset At French Open; Serena, Swiatek Survive Tough Tests

There is no better story Tuesday in Paris than the return of Carla Suarez Navarro.

Posted by Staff @ 7:12 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 31st, 2021

Not Wanting To Be A Distraction, Naomi Osaka Withdraws From French Open

Naomi Osaka admits to battling depression is new post.

Posted by Staff @ 2:23 pm in French Open | 2 Comments »

May 30th, 2021

Osaka, Azarenka, Kvitova Advance At French Open, Kerber Out; Serena Stars In First Night Session

History will be made Monday night in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 8:52 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 30th, 2021

Osaka Fined $15K For Skipping French Open Presser; Slams Threaten Default

It’s now Naomi Osaka against the Grand Slams.

Posted by Staff @ 12:44 pm in French Open | No Comments »

May 30th, 2021

French Open Begins With Osaka, Thiem, Tsitsipas, Zverev Headlining Play

The biggest clay event in the world starts Sunday in Paris.

Posted by Staff @ 12:07 am in French Open | 3 Comments »

May 28th, 2021

Players Respect Naomi Osaka’s Press Conference Boycott, But They Wouldn’t Do It

Daniil Medvedev mentioned Naomi Osaka’s name in the same breath as Benoit Paire and Nick Kyrgios.,

Posted by Staff @ 9:11 pm in French Open | 2 Comments »

May 27th, 2021

French Open Officials To Osaka: Skipping Pressers Is A Mistake And Not Acceptable

The French Open is not pleased with Naomi Osaka’s decision to skip pressers.

Posted by Staff @ 6:57 pm in French Open | 1 Comment »

May 27th, 2021

Naomi Osaka Withdraws From… Press Conferences

Naomi Osaka could bring about change in the way players talk to the media.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 10:47 am in French Open | 4 Comments »

May 12th, 2021

Serena, Halep, Osaka, Kenin All Exit Rome Masters; Americans Gauff, Pegula Surprise

Only one seed remains in the bottom of the Rome women’s draw.

Posted by Staff @ 6:33 pm in Rome | No Comments »

May 11th, 2021

Former French Champs Muguruza, Ostapenko Roll In Rome; Serena, Osaka On Court Tomorrow

Serena Williams makes her 2021 clay debut Wednesday in Rome.

Posted by Staff @ 6:00 pm in Tennis | No Comments »

May 2nd, 2021

Osaka Ousted By Muchova At Madrid Masters, Azarenka Withdraws; Barty v Swiatek Mon.

A big showdown in Madrid takes place on Monday.

Posted by Staff @ 5:52 pm in Madrid | No Comments »