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Oct 08, 2018
Japan's Naomi Osaka looks forward to 2020 Tokyo Olympics after breaking into top-four in latest WTA rankingsUS Open champion Naomi Osaka on Monday set her sights on Olympic glory in 2020 as she became only the second Japanese woman to reach number four in the world rankings.
Sep 13, 2018
US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka refuses to criticise Serena Williams after controversial final, focused on WTA Finals qualificationNaomi Osaka will be playing at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, with which the Japanese US Open winner will hope to seal qualification for the WTA Finals at the end of the year.
Sep 07, 2018
US Open 2018: Ageless Kimiko Date to latest wunderkid Naomi Osaka, key players behind Japan's quiet rise in tennisJapan found tennis the way many countries in Asia did early on: with colonisers. When missionaries and colonisers moved to Japan in the 19th century, they constructed tennis courts. Here's a quick look at the key players who have contributed to their tennis.
Sep 06, 2018
US Open 2018: Japanese media praises semi-finalists Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka's historic run at Flushing MeadowsJapanese media and fans on Thursday rained down the superlatives on tennis stars Kei Nishikori and Naomi Osaka who made history by both reaching the US Open semi-finals.
Sep 06, 2018
US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka becomes first Japanese woman to reach Grand Slam semi-final in 22 yearsOsaka wasn't born when compatriot Kimiko Date made the Wimbledon semi-finals in 1996 but now she has the opportunity to go one better by reaching a first Grand Slam final.
Sep 17, 2017
Japan Women's Open: Qualifier Zarina Diyas defeats local favourite Miyu Kato for first WTA titleZarina Diyas beat fellow qualifier and local hopeful Miyu Kato 6-2, 7-5 to win her maiden WTA title at the Japan Women's Open.