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Naomi Osaka of Japan hits a return during her women’s singles semi-final match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 5, 2019. (Photo by Leo RAMIREZ - AFP)

Naomi Osaka reveals pressure of being number one

Naomi Osaka has opened up on the immense pressure she placed on herself earlier this year that contributed to a slump in form and the loss of her top ranking.
US Open champion, Bianca Andreescu plays her first match since her stunning Flushing Meadows triumph when she takes on Belarusian, Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the first round of the China Open on Monday.

Bianca Andreescu survives China Open scare to reach round two

Bianca Andreescu had to dig deep as the Canadian teenager won her first match since her US Open heroics with victory in the China Open first round Monday.
Karolina Plikosva’s victory at the Zhengzhou Open at the weekend means the Czech is now just 86 points behind Ashleigh Barty who remains at the top of the WTA rankings released on Monday.

Karolina Pliskova closes gap on world number one Ashleigh Barty

Karolina Plikosva’s victory at the Zhengzhou Open at the weekend means the Czech is now just 86 points behind Ashleigh Barty who remains at the top of the WTA rankings released on Monday.
Tennis - Newly crowned US Open champion Bianca Andreescu received a customised World Wrestling Championship (WWE) belt after her US Open win.

US Open champion Bianca Andreescu honoured in hometown

Bianca Andreescu, who beat Serena Williams in the US Open final to become Canada’s first Grand Slam singles champion, was honoured with a rally in her hometown on Sunday.
The president of Spanish football giant Real Madrid is planning to organise a tennis match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium, according to Spanish media reports.

Real Madrid wants to stage Nadal-Federer match at Bernabeu

The president of Spanish football giant Real Madrid is planning to organise a tennis match between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium, according to Spanish media reports.
Serena Williams lost in the final round of the U.S. Open on Saturday to 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu, who called Williams a “legend.” Michelle V. Agins-The New York Times Kurt Streeter

Serena Williams: My poor showing in US Open final ‘inexcusable’

Serena Williams is wondering when she will start playing like a 23-time Grand Slam champion again in a major final, calling her poor showing in Saturday’s US Open final loss “inexcusable.”
U.S. Open champion Bianca Andreescu beat Serena Williams in straight sets. (Don Emmert-Agence France-Presse-Getty Images)

US Open: Serena Williams falls to Bianca Andreescu in final

Serena Williams attempted a late rally on Saturday night but it was not enough to save day as she was beaten 6-3, 7-5 in the U.S. Open women’s final by Bianca Andreescu.
Bianca Andreescu of Canada celebrates her win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their semi-finals women’s Singles match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 5, 2019. (Photo by Don EMMERT / AFP) /

US Open: Bianca Andreescu can handle Serena Williams challenge – coach

Sylvain Bruneau, the coach of US Open finalist Bianca Andreescu, believes the Canadian teenager is fully equipped for Saturday’s showdown with Serena Williams despite calling it the hardest assignment in women’s tennis.
Belinda Bencic won’t become the first Swiss woman to win a Grand Slam title in 20 years at the US Open, but she adopted a positive outlook after a tough loss.

Belinda Bencic takes positive outlook after dropping US Open semi

Belinda Bencic won’t become the first Swiss woman to win a Grand Slam title in 20 years at the US Open, but she adopted a positive outlook after a tough loss.
Bianca Andreescu

Serena Williams to meet teen Bianca Andreescu in US Open final

Serena Williams will face Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title as the American set herself up for another attempt to clinch a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title.
Serena Williams claimed her 100th win at the U.S. Open in style on Tuesday.

Serena Williams powers into 10th US Open final

Serena Williams cruised into a 10th US Open final on Thursday as she brushed aside fifth seed Elina Svitolina 6-3, 6-1 to claim a record-equaling 101st win at Flushing Meadows.
Serena Williams claimed her 100th win at the U.S. Open in style on Tuesday.

US Open: Serena Williams sweeps into semis, gets 100th win

This was after she dismantled her quarter-final opponent Wang Qiang 6-1 6-0 in a blistering 44-minute performance that ended any questions over a twisted ankle from the previous round.
Belinda Bencic & Naomi Osaka

US Open: Belinda Bencic sends defending champion Osaka packing

Less than 24 hours after showing teenage sensation Gauff Coco the exit door, US Open defending champion Naomi Osaka has equally been bundled out.
Serena Williams withstood the determined challenge of Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova Saturday, rallying for a 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory to reach the WTA Toronto final.

Serena Williams advances to US Open quarter-finals in spite ankle injury

Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3 6-4 win over Petra Martic on Sunday to get treatment on her right ankle.
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after defeating Magda Linette of Poland during their Round 2 women’s Singles tennis match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 29, 2019. (Kena Betancur - AFP)

Serena Serena excited for Coco Gauff-Naomi Osaka – ‘future of women’s tennis’

Serena Williams is usually playing in the matches that thrill her most, but she’s going to join a host of fans in watching Saturday’s US Open third round showdown between teen sensation Coco Gauff and top-ranked defending champion Naomi Osaka.
Roger Federer and Serena Williams, two record Grand Slam winners have rated the chances of American teenage tennis sensation, 15 year-old Coco Gauff, as she faces World number one, Naomi Osaka.

Roger Federer, Serena Williams rate Coco Gauff’s chances against Naomi Osaka

Roger Federer and Serena Williams, two record Grand Slam winners have rated the chances of American teenage tennis sensation, 15 year-old Coco Gauff, as she faces World number one, Naomi Osaka.
US teen Caty McNally was awestruck as she walked onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium to face 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams on Wednesday at the US Open.

Caty McNally: I’m capable of playing with the best

US teen Caty McNally was awestruck as she walked onto the court at Arthur Ashe Stadium to face 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams on Wednesday at the US Open.
Serena Williams reacts during Wednesday’s second-round victory. Katharine Lotze-Getty Images

Serena Williams survives US Open upset bid from teen Caty McNally

Serena Williams withstood a “rough and rowdy” challenge from 17-year-old American wildcard Caty McNally at the US Open on Wednesday to keep her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title intact.

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