Barty suffers shock loss in first round, Osaka advances at Tokyo Olympics

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World No.1 Ashleigh Barty fell at the first hurdle at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, while the star of the tournament Naomi Osaka made a victorious return to tennis. Just two weeks after winning Wimbledon,...

Kiki Bertens finishes the last singles match of her career

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Kiki Bertens today played the last singles match in her professional career. The Dutchwoman lost to Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-4 3-6 6-4 in the first round of the Tokyo Olympics. Kiki Bertens...

Osaka lights Olympic cauldron in Tokyo, three women’s tennis players bear their country’s flags

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WTA players Petra Kvitova, Jelena Ostapenko and Veronika Cepede had the honor of being flag bearers for their countries during Friday's opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, while Naomi Osaka was the star...

Naomi Osaka’s Olympic opener moved from Saturday to Sunday

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers made a sudden unexplained announcement to move Naomi Osaka's first-round match from Saturday to Sunday. It is assumed that the reason for rescheduling is the fact that the Japanese will...

Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s singles tennis draw analysis

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A slew of big WTA names have opted out of Tokyo 2020, but the 64-player field is still strong with 15 Top 20 players at the Olympic Tennis Event. Naomi Osaka and Ashleigh Barty...

Eugenie Bouchard joins Slinger brand ambassador team

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Canada's Eugenie Bouchard has joined Slinger Bag’s growing brand ambassador team to help further the company's mission – make tennis more accessible and affordable for anyone wanting to play. Slinger Bag is a versatile tennis...

WTA players arrive at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will start with the Opening Ceremony at the Olympic Stadium on Friday 23 July 2021, while the Olympic Tennis Event will start on Saturday 24 July 2021. Players have...

Naomi Osaka wears seashell earrings and sexy black one-piece, makes Sports Illustrated Swimsuit debut

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Naomi Osaka becomes the first female Black athlete to grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition. https://www.instagram.com/p/CRhFvSNpXNR/ Oversized earrings are apparently a thing now and they look awesome on Naomi. After rocking gigantic sparkling...

Maria Sharapova’s vacation photos spark pregnancy rumors

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Maria Sharapova is spending her summer vacation on Croatian coast and her most recent set of Instagram photos made a lot of her followers question whether she was pregnant. https://www.instagram.com/p/CRe-Tk9NHHo/ Wearing comfortable loose-fitting outfits and flat...

Naomi Osaka rocks giant sparkling racquet earrings for Vogue Hong Kong

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Less than a month after showing us her Vogue Japan feature, Naomi Osaka graces the cover of a special "Women in Sports" Olympics edition of Vogue Hong Kong. https://www.instagram.com/p/CRX7uWtgOd2/ Stylist Law Roach helped create one of...