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Osaka cites ‘happiness’ as motive behind coaching split
Feb 17, 2019 21:31
The US and Australian Open champion this week split with Sascha Bajin, who led her to a pair of Grand Slam titles as well as the world number one ranking over the past year.
‘Super tired’ Pliskova fifth star to pull out of Qatar Open
Feb 13, 2019 20:54
The world number five joins Caroline Wozniacki, Ashleigh Barty and Caroline Garcia as a player who has pulled out since the tournament started.
Japan’s Osaka in shock split with tennis coach Bajin
Feb 12, 2019 08:49
Osaka, who became the first Asian to hold the top ranking after beating Czech Petra Kvitova in the Melbourne final, had worked with the German for just over a year.
Six of world’s top 10 tennis players to play in Qatar Open
Feb 10, 2019 18:46
Naomi Osaka withdrew last week due to a back injury, leaving a big hole to fill for tournament organisers, which they have done with a strong field including three former world number ones.
Naomi Osaka pulls out of Qatar Open with injury
Feb 06, 2019 09:31
“I am sorry to have withdraw from Doha this year as I was looking forward to playing and seeing my fans there,” the 21-year-old said in a statement.
Tennis star Petra Kvitova testifies at trial of suspect in knife attack
Feb 05, 2019 21:04
After the December 2016 attack in her home in Prostejov, Petra Kvitova had surgery on injuries to her playing left hand. It took the tennis star more than five months to recover
St Petersburg Open: Petra Kvitova beaten by Donna Vekic in quarter-finals
Feb 01, 2019 23:34
World number 30 Vekic took full advantage of the 42 unforced errors committed by the Czech top seed and defending champion to prevail in 83 minutes.
Victoria Azarenka sets up Petra Kvitova clash in St Petersburg
Jan 29, 2019 23:24
Victoria Azarenka, who was dumped out in the first round at Melbourne Park by Germany’s Laura Siegemund, eased to a 6-4, 6-1 victory against the Russian qualifier.
Kvitova hails end to Grand Slam issues at Australian Open
Jan 29, 2019 08:46
This year’s Australian Open offered a different picture of the left-handed Czech who did not lose a single set on her way to the final in which she lost to Japan’s Naomi Osaka in three sets on Saturday.
Reigning US and Australian Open champion Osaka embraces pressure, eyes ‘Naomi Slam’
Jan 27, 2019 11:04
Newly-minted Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka said she was not satisfied with back-to-back majors Sunday and hoped to complete a ‘Naomi Slam’ after her success at Melbourne Park
Petra Kvitova feels a winner, despite Australian Open pain
Jan 26, 2019 21:10
The Czech two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova overcame incredible odds to even play tennis again after a knife attack damaged her racquet hand in late 2016.
Naomi Osaka ‘in a state of shock’ after winning Australian Open 2019 title
Jan 26, 2019 18:56
Naomi Osaka overcame nerves, tears and a spirited challenge from double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova to claim the Australian Open title with a 7-6(2) 5-7 6-4 win on Saturday.
Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to clinch Australian Open 2019 title
Jan 26, 2019 17:04
Naomi Osaka defeated Petra Kvitova 7-6(2) 5-7 6-4 to become the first Japanese player to win the Australian Open on Saturday.
Australian Open 2019: Petra Kvitota, Naomi Osaka face off in blockbuster finale
Jan 26, 2019 08:29
The deciding match of the opening Grand Slam of the year features two in-form women.
Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka, Petra Kvitova chase double delight
Jan 25, 2019 15:06
Osaka is one win away from becoming the first player since Jennifer Capriati to win the next Grand Slam after her maiden major title.