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Karolina Pliskova hires Naomi Osaka's ex-coach Sascha Bajin for 2021 season
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Karolina Pliskova hires Naomi Osaka's ex-coach Sascha Bajin for 2021 season

Pliskova published a photo on Facebook and Twitter featuring Bajin, fitness coach Azuz Simchich and a caption saying "Team Pliskova 2021".

Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka appoints Belgian Wim Fissette as coach, says report
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Former World No 1 Naomi Osaka appoints Belgian Wim Fissette as coach, says report

Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has appointed Belgian Wim Fissette as coach, a Japanese news agency quoted the Japanese player’s management as saying, as she gears up to defend her Australian Open title.

China Open 2019: With back-to-back titles in Asia, Naomi Osaka has shown the world she’s still got what it takes
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China Open 2019: With back-to-back titles in Asia, Naomi Osaka has shown the world she’s still got what it takes

Playing her home tournament, in a place that she shares her name with, turned out to be the catalyst in Naomi Osaka's career that was threatening to go off the rails

Pan Pacific Open 2019: Top seed Naomi Osaka beats Elise Mertens in straight sets to advance to finals
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Pan Pacific Open 2019: Top seed Naomi Osaka beats Elise Mertens in straight sets to advance to finals

Osaka will now face the unseeded Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the final on Sunday

Naomi Osaka splits with coach Jermaine Jenkins following US Open fourth-round exit
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Naomi Osaka splits with coach Jermaine Jenkins following US Open fourth-round exit

Osaka has now sacked her second coach in seven months and took to Twitter to announce that she feels that the time is right for the change

US Open 2019: An interactive timeline of defending champion Naomi Osaka's year since her breakthrough moment at Flushing Meadows
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US Open 2019: An interactive timeline of defending champion Naomi Osaka's year since her breakthrough moment at Flushing Meadows

Naomi Osaka has had a year to remember, winning two Grand Slam titles and reaching No 1 in the WTA Rankings, and in this timeline, we take you through the highs and lows of it.

Stuttgart Open: Naomi Osaka brushes aside 'rough few months' to beat Hsieh Su-wei; Angelique Kerber enters quarter-finals
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Stuttgart Open: Naomi Osaka brushes aside 'rough few months' to beat Hsieh Su-wei; Angelique Kerber enters quarter-finals

World No 1 Naomi Osaka defeated Hsieh Su-wei 6-4, 6-3 in Stuttgart on Thursday to reach her first career clay court quarter-final but admitted she had been left "depressed" after a "rough few months

Miami Open: Naomi Osaka’s stint as World No 1 has stopped being fun, and it’s not hard to see why
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Miami Open: Naomi Osaka’s stint as World No 1 has stopped being fun, and it’s not hard to see why

While Hsieh deserves every plaudit coming her way for her wickedly masterful performance, it’s hard not to feel worried about Osaka's growing uneasiness with her newfound fame and expectations.

Indian Wells Open: World No 1 Naomi Osaka finds positives despite loss to Belinda Bencic in Round of 16
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Indian Wells Open: World No 1 Naomi Osaka finds positives despite loss to Belinda Bencic in Round of 16

World No 1 Naomi Osaka was trying to find the positives after her Indian Wells WTA title defense went up in smoke on Tuesday.

World No 1 Naomi Osaka hires Jermaine Jenkins as new coach ahead of WTA Indian Wells
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World No 1 Naomi Osaka hires Jermaine Jenkins as new coach ahead of WTA Indian Wells

World No 1 Naomi Osaka welcomed US coach Jermaine Jenkins to her team on Thursday, just in time for her title defense at Indian Wells next week.

Listen: Full script of Episode 145 of Spodcast where we discuss Chris Gayle's retirement from ODI cricket and more
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Listen: Full script of Episode 145 of Spodcast where we discuss Chris Gayle's retirement from ODI cricket and more

Welcome to Spodcast, where we cover the big sports headlines of the day. Today, we discuss Chris Gayle's announcement of retirement from ODI cricket after 2019 World Cup, Real Madrid's shock loss to Girona in LaLiga and other news stories.

World No 1 Naomi Osaka says 'happiness' was the reason behind shock split with coach Sascha Bajin
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World No 1 Naomi Osaka says 'happiness' was the reason behind shock split with coach Sascha Bajin

Talking about the split with Sascha Bajin, Naomi Osaka said: "Everyone thinks it was a money-related issue, but it wasn't. That's one of the most hurtful things I've ever heard... I think my reason is I wouldn't put success over my happiness — that's my main thing."

Naomi Osaka's split with coach Sascha Bajin ill-timed as youngster looks to step out of hard-court comfort zone
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Naomi Osaka's split with coach Sascha Bajin ill-timed as youngster looks to step out of hard-court comfort zone

One might argue that having won two back-to-back Grand Slams, Osaka has nothing to prove at the moment. On the contrary, it is now, out of her true comfort zone, having to maintain momentum after summiting the peak, as it were, that her harshest tests will come.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 142 of Spodcast where we discuss Naomi Osaka-Sascha Bajin split, demise of Gordon Banks and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 142 of Spodcast where we discuss Naomi Osaka-Sascha Bajin split, demise of Gordon Banks and more

Here's the full scrip of Episode 142 where we discuss Naomi Osaka's split with coach Sascha Bajin, sad demise of legendary Gordon Banks and other results, including the Champions League and Qatar Open.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 142: Naomi Osaka parts ways with coach, sad demise of legendary Gordon Banks and other results
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 142: Naomi Osaka parts ways with coach, sad demise of legendary Gordon Banks and other results

In today's episode of Spodcast, we discuss Naomi Osaka's split with coach Sascha Bajin, sad demise of legendary Gordon Banks and other results, including the Champions League and Qatar Open.

Naomi Osaka splits with coach Sascha Bajin two weeks after becoming World No 1 with Australian Open title win
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Naomi Osaka splits with coach Sascha Bajin two weeks after becoming World No 1 with Australian Open title win

World number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just weeks after winning the Australian Open to complete back-to-back grand slam victories, the Japanese player said on Monday.

Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka's fitness, mindset will give her edge over Petra Kvitova in final, says coach Sascha Bajin
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Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka's fitness, mindset will give her edge over Petra Kvitova in final, says coach Sascha Bajin

Naomi Osaka's coach Sascha Bajin believes her fitness and mindset should give her an edge in the Australian Open women's final against Petra Kvitova.

US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka, the new face of tennis, gears up for another battle against 'biggest idol' Serena Williams
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US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka, the new face of tennis, gears up for another battle against 'biggest idol' Serena Williams

Youthful but not necessarily exuberant, Naomi Osaka is the new face of tennis: a talent for her generation, a receiver of a baton that has not yet been passed and this weekend, a young tennis star who faces her biggest idol across the net once again.