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    Naomi Osaka Won Her First Match at the U.S. Open

    Naomi Osaka Won Her First Match at the U.S. Open

    Naomi Osaka was back on the tennis court in New York on Monday night, not far from the place where she first seriously started hitting a tennis ball as a kid, and where her year…

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    Naomi Osaka proclaims WNBA fandom, reps Sabrina Ionescu jersey at US Open

    Naomi Osaka proclaims WNBA fandom, reps Sabrina Ionescu jersey at US Open

    7:30 p.m. ET Tory BarronESPN editor Close Tory Barron is a Bristol-based writer and editor for ESPN.com. After retiring from playing lacrosse at UConn, the DC-American native decided to try her hand at writing about…

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    Naomi Osaka Struggles in Return to Tournament News Conferences

    Naomi Osaka Struggles in Return to Tournament News Conferences

    “I waited almost eight years for the Olympic Games in Tokyo because I didn’t make it to the Olympic Games in Rio,” said Osaka of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. “I felt like…

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    Naomi Osaka Is Talking to the Media Again, but on Her Own Terms

    Naomi Osaka Is Talking to the Media Again, but on Her Own Terms

    Entrepreneurial reporters can still glimpse press conferences, and many athletes don’t share Ms. Osaka’s stress. “It’s pretty easy,” said Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek last week. But while independent journalists can still deliver anything from…

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    Naomi Osaka: Four-time Grand Slam winner to miss Wimbledon but plans Olympics return

    Naomi Osaka: Four-time Grand Slam winner to miss Wimbledon but plans Olympics return

    Osaka has reached the third round at the All England Club twice The Japanese Naomi Osaka will not play this year at Wimbledon, but plans to return in time for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.…

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    Tokyo 2020: Naomi Osaka ‘not sure’ Olympics should happen amid rise in Covid-19 cases

    Tokyo 2020: Naomi Osaka ‘not sure’ Olympics should happen amid rise in Covid-19 cases

    Naomi Osaka would make her Olympic debut in Tokyo According to Naomi Osaka, rising Covid-19 levels in Tokyo are a “big cause for concern” and she is “not really sure” whether the Olympic Games should…

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    Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in women’s final

    Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in women’s final

    Naomi Osaka will climb to second place in the world rankings after winning the Australian Open The Japanese Naomi Osaka cemented her place as the pre-eminent star of the women’s game by beating American Jennifer…

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    Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka Beats Jennifer Brady for Her 4th Grand Slam Title

    Australian Open 2021: Naomi Osaka Beats Jennifer Brady for Her 4th Grand Slam Title

    MELBOURNE, Australia – Naomi Osaka went undefeated in the Grand Slam final with a 6-4-3-3 win over Jennifer Brady at the Australian Open on Saturday. The 23-year-old Osaka became the first woman to win her…

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    Naomi Osaka routs American Jennifer Brady to win Australian Open

    Naomi Osaka routs American Jennifer Brady to win Australian Open

    Before COVID-19 shut down tennis almost a year ago, Naomi Osaka was just one of several young stars in women’s tennis who went into the Grand Slams thinking they had a chance to win. But…

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    Australian Open: Serena Williams leaves news conference in tears after Naomi Osaka loss

    Australian Open: Serena Williams leaves news conference in tears after Naomi Osaka loss

    Serena Williams has lost four Grand Slam finals since returning to the Tour in 2018 Serena Williams left her Australian Open press conference in tears following her semi-final loss to Naomi Osaka. The great American…