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Champion Osaka harnesses sport's biggest spotlight in fight for racial justice
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Champion Osaka harnesses sport's biggest spotlight in fight fo...

Naomi Osaka capped a transformative US Open with another Grand Slam title and a challenge to the millions watching across the globe on Saturday to "start talking" about racial justice. Times of India, 1 week ago

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Naomi Osaka is a great role model, says Bob Bryan

The identical twins felt surreal watching a Grand Slam final in a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium amid the pandemic and could only imagine the energy of the crowd adding to the ebb and flow of the topsy-turvy last set and tie-breaker of the Dominic ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago "Proud" Victoria Azarenka To Fight For More Grand Slam Titles  NDTV1 week ago US Open: Naomi Osaka, Victoria Azarenka Seek Third Grand Slam Title  NDTV2 weeks ago 'She's ready': Victoria Azarenka's coach confident ahead of US Open final  Times of India2 weeks ago
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Naomi Osaka finds calm with second US Open title

Unlike the drama around her maiden Grand Slam in 2018, the Japanese player coolly rallies from a set down to beat Azarenka for a second victory tennis Updated: Sep 13, 2020 22:38 IST Rutvick Mehta Mumbai Naomi Osaka of Japan kisses the U.S. Open trophy in ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago Naomi Osaka's Third Grand Slam, Anti-Racism Stand, Hailed In Japan  NDTV1 week ago

Osaka rescinds decision, agrees to play

‘However, after my announcement and lengthy consultation with the WTA and USTA, I have agreed at their request to play on Friday. They offered to postpone all matches until Friday and in my mind that brings more attention to the movement. I want to thank the WTA and the Tournament for their support.’ IMAGE: The 22-year-old Naomi Osaka was originally scheduled to play her semi-final on Thursday but tournament organisers decided to postpone all the last-four matches to Friday.
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Osaka reaches semis then withdraws to protest racial injustice

'Before I am an athlete, I am a Black woman.' IMAGE: Naomi Osaka joins similar protests by athletes in the National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, on Sunday in Wisconsin.. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday in protest against racial injustice hours after the two-times Grand Slam champion had booked her spot in the semi-finals of the US Open ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago Becker applauds athletes for protesting racial injustice  Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Sania amongst 100 Olympians to share experience online

Sania, Osaka to be part of five-day virtual summer festival IMAGE: Sania Mirza will share her training regime. Photograph: Sania Mirza/Instagram Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka and Indian tennis star Sania Mirza will be part of the virtual, starting July 24. With the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 postponed until 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Airbnb, will bring the spirit of the Olympics and Paralympics ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

The top women's contenders at the French Open

Will Serena Williams triumph at the French Open and equal Australian Margaret Court's record 24 major titles?Italian Open winner Simona Halep, Spain's Garbine Muguruza, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic and US Open finalist Victoria Azarenka could all present a major challenge.Romanian Halep has been in red-hot form and the absence of top-ranked Australian Ash Barty, who won her maiden Grand Slam in Paris last year, and US Open champion Naomi Osaka, will boost her chances further.A look ...
 Rediff.com12 hours ago Halep eyes second French Open title and top ranking  Rediff.com15 hours ago

French Open to allow just 1,000 people a day

IMAGE:  A maximum of 1,000 people would be allowed at major sports events. Photograph: Roland Garros/Twitter The French Open will be able to welcome only 1,000 people a day, including players, staff and organisers, down from the 5,000 spectators it had hoped for, Prime Minister Jean Castex said on Thursday. "We will apply at Roland Garros the same rules as elsewhere. We will go from 5,000 to 1,000," he said, clarifying that those figures included players, staff and organisers.   With ...
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Runner-up Azarenka not disappointed despite 'painful' loss

'I'm not necessarily disappointed. It's just painful. It's painful to lose. That is what it is.' IMAGE: Unseeded Victoria Azarenka was not expected to be a top contender at the US Open, but defied the odds nonetheless. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images Having clawed her way back after years of setbacks in her career and personal life, US Open runner up Victoria Azarenka said on Saturday that she wouldn't let her three-set loss to Naomi Osaka in the final keep her down for long.   "I'm not ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Azarenka returns from the wilderness at US Open

'Instead of getting the ego damaged, I tried to remove that and learn from my mistakes of that ego, and realizing, maturing.' IMAGE: Victoria Azarenka showed great mental strength, and no small talent, to beat six-times champion Serena Williams at a Grand Slam for the first time in 11 attempts. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Victoria Azarenka's return to the top has been a long road full of setbacks and challenges but she knuckled down, swallowed her ego and now finds herself back ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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