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Naomi Osaka to play both US Open as well as tuneup event before Grand Slam, says player’s agent
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Naomi Osaka to play both US Open as well as tuneup event before Grand Slam, says player’s agent

Osaka's agent, Stuart Duguid, said Thursday that the former No 1-ranked player will enter both tournaments the US Tennis Association is holding in Flushing Meadows.

Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal among big names in initial entry lists for Cincinnati; top-ranked Ashleigh Barty excluded
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Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal among big names in initial entry lists for Cincinnati; top-ranked Ashleigh Barty excluded

However, just because a player is on Wednesday’s lists does not mean she or he necessarily will compete at the New York-hosted Cincinnati event.

Coco Gauff has the ability to change world for better, believes tennis legend Martina Navratilova
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Coco Gauff has the ability to change world for better, believes tennis legend Martina Navratilova

'She (Gauff) was really brought up with great qualities and it shows how she plays and it shows how she’s active now politically,' said Navratilova

'I’m vocal because I believe in the movement': Naomi Osaka in no mood to back down on support for Black Lives Matter
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'I’m vocal because I believe in the movement': Naomi Osaka in no mood to back down on support for Black Lives Matter

Naomi Osaka, the world’s highest paid sportswoman, says the voices of prominent athletes can be more influential than those of politicians and is determined that hers will be heard on the subject of racial injustice.

George Floyd death: Tennis star Naomi Osaka adds voice to US protests
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George Floyd death: Tennis star Naomi Osaka adds voice to US protests

Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka has added her voice to protests over the death of an African-American man in US police custody, criticising people for tweeting more about lootings than his death.

George Floyd killing: NFL demands 'urgent need for action'; Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Weston McKennie voice protest
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George Floyd killing: NFL demands 'urgent need for action'; Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Weston McKennie voice protest

George Floyd's death and the ensuing protests have prompted many sports figures — including athletes, coaches and league officials -- to speak out in recent days.

Roger Federer highest-paid athlete in the world in Forbes list for 2020, Virat Kohli at 66th
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Roger Federer highest-paid athlete in the world in Forbes list for 2020, Virat Kohli at 66th

Roger Federer takes the top spot for the first time in the Forbes highest paid athletes list, with $106 million of pre-tax earnings, edging past Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

Naomi Osaka surpasses Serena Williams to usurp throne as world's highest-earning female athlete
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Naomi Osaka surpasses Serena Williams to usurp throne as world's highest-earning female athlete

22-year-old Naomi Osaka’s total is the most ever earned by a female athlete in a 12-month period.

Coronavirus Outbreak: For Naomi Osaka, ongoing lockdown presents opportunity to overcome shyness
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Coronavirus Outbreak: For Naomi Osaka, ongoing lockdown presents opportunity to overcome shyness

Osaka, who trains in the USA, the country worst affected by the flu-like virus with over 1.4 million infections and more than 83,000 deaths, is taking advantage of the extended break to do some soul searching

'Gamer' Naomi Osaka says she is adjusting to new normal spending time in quarantine in Los Angeles
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'Gamer' Naomi Osaka says she is adjusting to new normal spending time in quarantine in Los Angeles

Osaka said, 'Like most athletes that had been training I was disappointed at first but when you realise the postponement is for the better of the entire world you know the game can wait, we will come together in 2021 and be ready.'

Tokyo Olympics standard-bearer Naomi Osaka endorses postponement, vows Games will return 'stronger than ever'
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Tokyo Olympics standard-bearer Naomi Osaka endorses postponement, vows Games will return 'stronger than ever'

Osaka, who won the US Open in 2018 and the Australian Open in 2019, was the central character in the video to launch Tokyo 2020’s official motto for the Games, launched last month

From Vasek Pospisil to Naomi Osaka, tennis players express displeasure over Roland Garros postponement to September due to coronavirus
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From Vasek Pospisil to Naomi Osaka, tennis players express displeasure over Roland Garros postponement to September due to coronavirus

The French Tennis Federation (FFT) on Tuesday said the claycourt Grand Slam at Roland Garros would now take place from 20 September - 4 October, dates that clash with several other events

Indian Wells Masters tournament postponed after confirmed coronavirus case in Southern California
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Indian Wells Masters tournament postponed after confirmed coronavirus case in Southern California

The Riverside County Public Health Department declared a public health emergency for the desert cities 110 miles east of Los Angeles, including Indian Wells where the ATP and WTA tours were to play the two-week tournament starting Wednesday.

Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
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Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion

Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.

Tennis legend Boris Becker urges young players to stop hiding behind 'big three' and start winning Grand Slams
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Tennis legend Boris Becker urges young players to stop hiding behind 'big three' and start winning Grand Slams

Hiding behind the 'big three' is not a great option for the next generation players, who must start winning the Grand Slams because they are good enough, says legendary Boris Becker.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'United by Emotion' motto for Games and Paralympics, Naomi Osaka drives home message of inclusion
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'United by Emotion' motto for Games and Paralympics, Naomi Osaka drives home message of inclusion

Japan, which has long prided itself on being homogeneous, is becoming more ethnically diverse and Osaka, currently 10th in the world rankings, is often held up as the face of these changing times

Laureus World Sports Awards 2020: Tiger Woods, Eliud Kipchoge in fray for men's award; Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe headline women's contenders
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Laureus World Sports Awards 2020: Tiger Woods, Eliud Kipchoge in fray for men's award; Simone Biles, Megan Rapinoe headline women's contenders

Tiger Woods, champion marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton are the top contenders to grab the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award

American legend Billie Jean King believes allowing coaching from stands is a 'no brainer', says it will generate interest in sport
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American legend Billie Jean King believes allowing coaching from stands is a 'no brainer', says it will generate interest in sport

American great Billie Jean King believes allowing coaches to signal to players from the stands during matches is a 'no brainer' that will create more interest in tennis.

Fed Cup 2020: Japan's Naomi Osaka suffers woeful return, loses to Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo
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Fed Cup 2020: Japan's Naomi Osaka suffers woeful return, loses to Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo

Naomi Osaka’s return to Japan’s Fed Cup team after a year’s absence turned sour on Friday as the World No 10 suffered a thrashing at the hands of Spain’s Sara Sorribes Tormo.

Fed Cup 2020: Sixteen nations to compete for last eight spots for revamped Finals
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Fed Cup 2020: Sixteen nations to compete for last eight spots for revamped Finals

Sixteen nations will battle this week to secure the last eight spots for the revamped Fed Cup finals in April with some heavyweights desperate to avoid missing the party.