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Thiem falls as Osaka, Serena survive at Aussie Open

Melbourne---US Open champion Dominic Thiem became the first major men’s casualty of the Australian Open on Sunday, as Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams survived scares to reach the quarter-finals......»»

Category: lifestyleSource: abscbn abscbnFeb 14th, 2021

Osaka, Williams survive scares to reach Australian Open last eight

Naomi Osaka saved two match points and Serena Williams recovered from losing her first set of the tournament as they fought their way into the Australian Open quarter-finals on Sunday......»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2021

Osaka climbs to 2nd after Aussie Open triumph

Paris---Naomi Osaka moved up one spot to second in the WTA rankings released Monday following her success at the Australian Open, as she won her fourth Grand Slam title......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Osaka powers past veteran Hsieh into Australian Open semis

World number three Naomi Osaka stormed past Hsieh Su-wei in straight sets Tuesday to book an Australian Open semi-final against either Serena Williams or Simona Halep.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Osaka sweeps past Hsieh into Australian Open semis

World no. 3 Naomi Osaka breezed past Hsieh Su-wei in straight sets Tuesday to book an Australian Open semifinal against either Serena Williams or Simona Halep. The Japanese three-time Grand Slam champion overcame the Taiwan world no. 71 unorthodox style, 6-2, 6-2, in an all-Asian quarterfinal at a crowd-less Rod Laver Arena. The post Osaka sweeps past Hsieh into Australian Open semis appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Williams, Osaka off to flying starts

MELBOURNE, Australia (AFP) — Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka wasted little time in breezing into the second round as the Australian Open began on Monday, three weeks later than originally scheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Osaka, the third seed, struck the first serve on Rod Laver Arena against Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in the women’s […] The post Williams, Osaka off to flying starts appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2021

Serena, Osaka pay homage to Venus after win

Melbourne---Naomi Osaka said Venus Williams had an “aura” and Serena hailed her ageless sister as “such an inspiration” after the 40-year-old powered into the Australian Open second round Monday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2021

Serena, Barty to headline Aussie Open warm-up tilts

Melbourne—World number one Ashleigh Barty and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams will spearhead the two WTA tournaments in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, with the top 32-ranked women split evenly across the simultaneous events, organisers said Thursday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Serena, Thiem move into US Open semi-finals

Serena Williams battled into a US Open semi-final showdown with Victoria Azarenka on Wednesday as top men's seeds Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev booked their spots in the last four......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Serena battles into quarters; Thiem, Medvedev march on

New York—Serena Williams battled into the quarter-finals of the US Open on Monday as top men’s seeds Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev sailed through to the last eight at Flushing Meadows......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Serena battles into US Open quarters as Thiem, Medvedev march on

Serena Williams battled into the quarter-finals of the US Open on Monday as top men's seeds Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev sailed through to the last eight at Flushing Meadows......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Serena fights way into US Open quarters as Thiem sails through

Serena Williams battled into the quarterfinals of the US Open on Monday as second seed Dominic Thiem sailed through to the last eight of the men’s draw at Flushing Meadows. Williams, chasing a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title, had to summon up every last ounce of strength to depose 15th seed Maria Sakkari in […].....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Serena fights way into US Open quarters as Thiem sails through

Serena Williams battled into the quarterfinals of the US Open on Monday as second seed Dominic Thiem sailed through to the last eight of the men’s draw at Flushing Meadows. Williams, chasing a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, had to summon up every last ounce of strength to depose 15th seed Maria Sakkari in […] The post Serena fights way into US Open quarters as Thiem sails through appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 8th, 2020

Ailing Djokovic advances, Serena claws out victory

World number one Novak Djokovic battled through neck pain on the way to a 7-6 (7/2), 6-4 victory over Ricardas Berankis at the Western & Southern Open, where second seed Dominic Thiem crashed out......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 25th, 2020

Serena falls to 116th-ranked Rogers at US Open tuneup

Top seed Williams had not lost to a player outside the top 100 since falling to France's Virginie Razzano in the first round of the 2012 French Open. The post Serena falls to 116th-ranked Rogers at US Open tuneup appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

Saso wobbles with 74 in British Open 3rd round, falls to joint-27th

After hanging on to the Top 5 in the first two rounds, Saso wobbled with a 2-over par performance in the tournament's "moving day"......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Nadal, Osaka pull out of Wimbledon; Djokovic heavily favored

LONDON (AFP) – Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka, with 24 Grand Slam titles between them, both withdrew from Wimbledon on Thursday with the Spanish star also pulling out of the Tokyo Olympics in a bid “to prolong my career”. Nadal’s snub of the Olympics was later followed by world number five Dominic Thiem also withdrawing […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Osaka thanks fans for support after French Open departure

Four-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka posted her first social media comments Saturday since pulling out of the French Open after a dispute over news conferences......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 6th, 2021

Serena survives scare; Tsitsipas, Medvedev make final 32

Paris—Serena Williams survived a French Open scare to extend her latest bid for an elusive 24th Grand Slam singles title with a three-set victory over Mihaela Buzarnescu on Wednesday, while men’s fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and world number two Daniil Medvedev also reached the third round......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

Djokovic hails & lsquo;bold, brave& rsquo; Osaka

PARIS—World number one Novak Djokovic on Tuesday hailed Naomi Osaka as “brave and bold” for withdrawing from the French Open after revealing her struggles with depression and anxiety......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Serena survives scare as Tsitsipas, Medvedev also make French Open last 32

Serena survives scare as Tsitsipas, Medvedev also make French Open last 32.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021