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Osaka sacks her second coach of 2019

Jermain Jenkins was hired in February and only lasted seven months in the job.

Lesson learned, Osaka moves on after US Open loss

Osaka will now look beyond her past matches including the loss at the US Open by moving on to the next tournament stronger.

Defending champion Osaka falls to Bencic at US Open

Naomi Osaka's defeat means Australia's Ashleigh Barty will regain the world number one spot from the Japanese.

Osaka foresees ‘fun’ rivalry with phenom Gauff

Naomi Osaka outclassed Coco Gauff in their clash but the Japanese star anticipates the pair will wage battles on the court for years to come.

Gauff loses match but learns lessons from Osaka

The 15-year-old Gauff said she would leave New York a better player after falling to the world number one.

Osaka ends Gauff’s US Open run

Up next for Naomi Osaka will be Swiss 13th seed Belinda Bencic, who beat Estonian Anett Kontaveit earlier on Saturday.

Nadal coasts at US Open as Coco-Osaka showdown looms

Rafael Nadal will meet 2014 champion Marin Cilic or top US hope John Isner for a place in the quarter-finals.

Coco-Osaka clash excites Serena

Tennis’ biggest stars can’t wait to see the blockbuster clash between Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff.

Gauff sets up Osaka showdown in US Open third round

Coco Gauff was forced to dig deep to become the youngest player since Anna Kournikova in 1996 to reach the third round of the women's singles at Flushing Meadows.

Osaka progresses to US Open third round

Naomi Osaka will next face either qualifier Timea Babos or 15-year-old American wildcard Coco Gauff.

‘Nervous’ Osaka survives rocky start at US Open

Naomi Osaka must retain her Flushing Meadows crown to have a chance of remaining world number one.

Williams ban for US Open umpire after Serena-Osaka furore

Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 in the 2018 US Open final but was booed during the awards ceremony.

Djokovic and Osaka top seeds for US Open

US Open defending champions Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka are the top seeds for the final Grand Slam of the season.

Kuznetsova downs Barty, will meet Keys in Cincinnati final

Australia's Ashleigh Barty was off the boil against Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova, who is back on form following several seasons of injuries including a wrist problem.

Barty wins quarter-finals, but Osaka retires with injury

Ashleigh Barty is set to compete in the semi-finals while Naomi Osaka 's dream to win the Cincinnati Masters has been dashed with a knee injury.

Osaka survives Hsieh to reach quarters in Cincinnati

Naomi Osaka now gets a matchup with 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin in the quarterfinals of the tournament after dispatching Hsieh Su-Wei 7-6 5-7 6-2.

Serena, Osaka through to Toronto quarter-finals

Serena Williams could face rival Naomi Osaka again in the WTA Toronto quarter-finals.

Serena, Osaka book US Open final rematch in Toronto

Both Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka are set to face each other in the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament after straight-set victories on Thursday.

Pliskova keeps no. 1 hopes alive by reaching Toronto quarters

Pliskova battles hard to reclaim the world no.1 spot, hoping to make her way to the semis.

Osaka advances, Barty no longer world no.1

The reigning US and Australian Open champion, Naomi Osaka, won after taking the first set 6-2 when Germany's Tatjana Maria retired with a left abdominal injury.

Pliskova puts number one pressure back on Osaka

Karolina Pliskova must go all out to fight back for the number one spot, while facing a tough contender, Naomi Osaka.

Big names fall by the wayside on Wimbledon’s opening day

The opening day at the All England Club sees shock defeats for many A-list title hopefuls.

Djokovic, Osaka share centre stage on Wimbledon opening day

Wimbledon kicks off today and the men’s and women’s world No 1s will share the Centre Court on the opening day.

Barty, Williams, Osaka eye women’s Wimbledon crown

Ashleigh Barty goes into Wimbledon buoyed while several of her rivals including Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka struggle to rebound.