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Round of Upsets at Australian Open as 6 of Top 10 Women’s Seeds Lose

Round of Upsets at Australian Open as 6 of Top 10 Women’s Seeds Lose

Pliskova, Svitolina and Bencic joined Osaka, Serena Williams and Wozniacki among the high-profile casualties in a previously placid tournament.
Coco Gauff Defeats Reigning Champion Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

Coco Gauff Defeats Reigning Champion Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

Gauff, the 15-year-old phenom, won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4.
Coco Gauff Defeats Reigning Champion Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

Coco Gauff Defeats Reigning Champion Naomi Osaka at Australian Open

Gauff, the 15-year-old phenom, won in straight sets, 6-3, 6-4.
Coco Gauff, Facing Osaka Again, Plans to Be ‘More Aggressive’

Coco Gauff, Facing Osaka Again, Plans to Be ‘More Aggressive’

Gauff once again finds herself playing Naomi Osaka in the third round of a major. Still just 15, Gauff is drawing praise for adapting to stardom so quickly.
Coco Gauff, Facing Osaka Again, Plans to Be ‘More Aggressive’

Coco Gauff, Facing Osaka Again, Plans to Be ‘More Aggressive’

Gauff once again finds herself playing Naomi Osaka in the third round of a major. Still just 15, Gauff is drawing praise for adapting to stardom so quickly.
The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

Osaka, the reigning Australian Open champion, was 14-1 going into the tournament after losing in the United States Open last year.
The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

The Quiet Confidence of Naomi Osaka

Osaka, the reigning Australian Open champion, was 14-1 going into the tournament after losing in the United States Open last year.
Australian Open 2020: What to Expect

Australian Open 2020: What to Expect

The reigning champions, Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic, have been playing well, but there is a lot of potential for drama.
Australian Open 2020: What to Expect

Australian Open 2020: What to Expect

The reigning champions, Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic, have been playing well, but there is a lot of potential for drama.
A New Generation of Rulers in Women’s Tennis

A New Generation of Rulers in Women’s Tennis

The decade belonged to Serena Williams, but its final year belonged to young stars like Ashleigh Barty, Naomi Osaka, Bianca Andreescu and Coco Gauff.

Osaka vs. Andreescu: Tennis Rivalry in the Making?

Naomi Osaka beat Bianca Andreescu in Beijing on Friday in the first of what tennis fans hope will be many matches between the young stars.
The Power of Serena Williams

The Power of Serena Williams

What she and Venus have accomplished is far more important than future titles and broken records.

At the U.S. Open, Young Women Coming Into Their Own

Naomi Osaka. Coco Gauff. Bianca Andreescu. The women of the U.S. Open are holding their heads high.
In Tennis, Hugging at the Net Is the New Handshake

In Tennis, Hugging at the Net Is the New Handshake

The congratulatory (or consoling) moment after a match has, for many players, evolved into an elaborate show of affection.
In Tennis, Hugging at the Net Is the New Handshake

In Tennis, Hugging at the Net Is the New Handshake

The congratulatory (or consoling) moment after a match has, for many players, evolved into an elaborate show of affection.
Naomi Osaka Is Ousted From the U.S. Open by a Resurgent Belinda Bencic

Naomi Osaka Is Ousted From the U.S. Open by a Resurgent Belinda Bencic

Bencic’s fourth-round victory was also her third win this year against Osaka, the defending Open champion.
Naomi Osaka Is Ousted From the U.S. Open by a Resurgent Belinda Bencic

Naomi Osaka Is Ousted From the U.S. Open by a Resurgent Belinda Bencic

Bencic’s fourth-round victory was also her third win this year against Osaka, the defending Open champion.
2019 U.S. Open: Matches to Watch on Monday

2019 U.S. Open: Matches to Watch on Monday

Naomi Osaka faces another tough challenge in her title defense, and other top young players look to make their mark on the tournament.
Naomi Osaka Salvages Another Awkward Moment at the U.S. Open

Naomi Osaka Salvages Another Awkward Moment at the U.S. Open

With an act of kindness, Osaka, the world No. 1, helped 15-year-old Coco Gauff process her disappointment after she lost their third-round match.
Naomi Osaka Salvages Another Awkward Moment at the U.S. Open

Naomi Osaka Salvages Another Awkward Moment at the U.S. Open

With an act of kindness, Osaka, the world No. 1, helped 15-year-old Coco Gauff process her disappointment after she lost their third-round match.