BREAKING: Naomi Osaka re-enters Cincinnati semifinals “after lengthy consultation with the WTA and USTA”

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Is this the first time in tennis history that a player has pulled out of a tournament only to change their mind and continue to compete? Well, the strange 2020 season is bringing that...

Naomi Osaka to face resurgent Victoria Azarenka in Cincinnati final

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Despite being ready to concede her semifinal match at the Western & Southern Open, as a way of making a stand against racial injustice, Naomi Osaka was persuaded by the WTA and USTA to...

Azarenka claims first WTA title since maternity leave as Osaka withdraws from Cincinnati final

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The conclusion of the 2020 Western & Southern Open is just as bizarre as the entire week. Naomi Osaka withdrew ahead of her final against Victoria Azarenka, handing the mom on tour her first...

Fila women’s tennis outfits for Cincinnati 2021

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Fila has equipped WTA players Argentina's Nadia Podoroska and Russia's Ekaterina Alexandrova with brand new Mediterranean-inspired tennis gear for their campaigns at the upcoming Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. The Deuce Court collection...
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka’s comeback press conference was a tearful disaster

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Naomi Osaka's first press conference after a two-and-a-half-month-long avoidance of journalists did not go without tears. Talking to the media ahead of the Western & Southern Open, the tennis star calmly answered the first...

Shelby Rogers, Nicole Melichar, Magda Linette graduate from Indiana University East

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Shelby Rogers, Nicole Melichar and Magda Linette earned their bachelor's degree diplomas from Indiana University East through the educational partnership with the WTA. The women's tennis professionals celebrated their graduation on Sunday in Cincinnati,...

Naomi Osaka passes Coco Gauff challenge in Cincinnati

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In their first meeting outside of Grand Slams, Naomi Osaka recovered from a set down to defeat Coco Gauff 4-6 6-3 6-4 in her opener at the Western & Southern Open. The American world No.24...
Ashleigh Barty

Barty beats defending champion Azarenka in Cincinnati

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Top seed Ashleigh Barty spent just 71 minutes on the court to defeat defending champion Victoria Azarenka 6-0 6-2 and reach the quarterfinals at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati. After a shaky performance...

Naomi Osaka knocked out in the third round of Cincinnati

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Naomi Osaka lost to a player outside the Top 50 for the first time this season as world No.76 Jil Teichmann of Switzerland upset her in the third round of the Western & Southern...

Ashleigh Barty, Angelique Kerber to meet in Cincinnati semifinals

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Ashleigh Barty will face Angelique Kerber in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open, which will be the world number one's third match in a row against a Grand Slam champion. After beating two-time...