People  /  Published 23.02.21

Naomi Osaka: a global phenomenon

A powerful backhand, abundant aces, a great serve, steely resolve and resolute athleticism define her play on court. But off court is when you see why Osaka is the star she is. Humility, dignity and g...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Sports  /  Published 21.02.21

Australian Open: Osaka clinches second title

Naomi Osaka added a second Australian Open title to her two US Open crowns on Saturday but said she’d rather “live in the moment” than set ambitious targets for further Grand Slam gl...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 20.02.21

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open

The trouble for Naomi Osaka at Grand Slam tournaments comes in Week 1. Get beyond that at the hard-court majors, though, and start preparing to etch her name on the trophy. Osaka won her fourth title...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.21

Shining examples: Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka

Sir — The thrill of watching the tennis legend, Serena Williams, and the immensely talented player, Naomi Osaka, play against each other on the tennis court is unparalleled. It was mesmerizing t...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 20.02.21

Up ahead in Aus Open: Osaka vs Brady

Saturday’s final will be only their second professional meeting, but they have known each other since they were youngsters competing in USTA-sanctioned tournaments in Florida, where they both gr...
By Karen Crouse in Melbourne


Sports  /  Published 15.02.21

Novak beats injury and Raonic

Third seed Dominic Thiem slumped out in lacklustre fashion, complaining of undisclosed physical issues after being thrashed 4-6, 4-6, 0-6 in the fourth round by Grigor Dimitrov. Dimitrov will play Ru...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 03.01.21

Playground of protests

On October 26, Mumbai Indians all-rounder Hardik Pandya became the first player in the Indian Premier League to take a knee in support of the BLM movement. Pandya’s gesture came during the game ...
By Elora Sen in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 29.12.20

20 defining sporting moment of 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, t2 picks the unmissable sporting events that are guaranteed to entertain next year. 2020 SUMMER OLYMPICS After its inevitable postponement due to the pandemic, the world&rs...
By Priyam Marik in

Sports  /  Published 01.12.20

Meet Naomi, the new manga star

Japan’s three-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has inspired a new manga character to appear in an issue of Nakayoshi magazine next month, the publishers announced on Sunday. Osaka, who is the...
By Agencies in Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 17.09.20

No limits: Naomi Osaka's US Open win

Sir — Naomi Osaka won her second US Open women’s singles trophy and her third Grand Slam in a thrilling match last week (“Feet on ground, star reclaims sky”, Sept 14). Osaka pl...
By The Telegraph in


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