Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka makes the big decision: Will continue to represent Japan, gives up US citizenship

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Japanese law states that people with dual citizenship have to choose just one before turning 22. Six days prior to her birthday on October 16th, 21-year-old Naomi Osaka made public one of the biggest...

WTA world reacts to Monica Puig’s gold medal: Legends, top players and rising stars all congratulate the Puerto Rican

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Yesterday at the Rio Olympics, Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican to win the gold medal for her country, beating the reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber, reigning Roland Garros champion Garbine Muguruza and two-time...

Gold for Puerto Rico’s Puig, silver for Germany’s Kerber, bronze for Czech Republic’s Kvitova

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Monica Puig defeated reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber 6-4 4-6 6-1 in the final of the Rio Olympic Games to become the first athlete, male or female, from Puerto Rico to win a gold medal....

Kerber edges Keys, ensures an Olympic medal for Germany

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Angelique Kerber joins Monica Puig in the women's tennis final of the 2016 Olympic Games, with a thrilling victory over Madison Keys. The second semifinal in Rio was a close battle in which Kerber prevailed,...

Puig stuns Kvitova to make Olympic final for Puerto Rico

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Monica Puig is set to become the first Puerto Rican woman to win an Olympic medal in any sport, as she defeated Czech Petra Kvitova 6-4 1-6 6-3 in the women's tennis semifinals of...

Women’s tennis semifinals set at the Rio Olympics

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After a washed-out Wednesday, women's quarterfinal action at the 2016 Rio Olympics completed on Thursday and it turned out that all the four matches were straightforward two-setters. The semifinalists are Angelique Kerber, Madison Keys,...

Lights out for Stosur as Kerber continues impressive form at Rio

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German Angelique Kerber safely negotiated her way past Australian counterpart Samantha Stosur 6-0 7-5 to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympic Games. The opening set of the third-round match was one way traffic for...

Watson dumped out of the Olympics by Svitolina

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After an energy-sapping first round, Heather Watson struggled to gain any momentum in the first set of her second round against Elina Svitolina and was playing catch-up from the moment she lost her serve,...

Olympic champion Serena Williams defeats the wind and Gavrilova in tough opening encounter

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Olympic gold medalist at London 2012 Serena Williams opened her defence of the singles title against Australian Daria Gavrilova and was made to work hard for the win, as her opponent chased down every ball. With...

Watson made to work hard on her Olympic debut

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Team GB got off to a winning start at the Rio Olympics, with Heather Watson into the second round with a less than convincing win against China's Peng Shuai. Breaking early in the first set,...