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All the latest information from YONEX Tennis, including interviews with our top players, breaking news on product launches and daily tournament updates during major events throughout the year. Read the thoughts of top YONEX players like Stanislas Wawrinka and Ana Ivanovic on their latest YONEX products and the tournaments that matter most to them. This is the only place to get all the news on YONEX Tennis as it happens.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Team Yonex secures four titles, record re-strings, and career-high’s in Melbourne

    2020 Australian Open: Team Yonex secures four titles, record re-strings, and career-high’s in Melbourne

    Date
    04/02/2020

    For the 5th-straight year, the Yonex Stringing Team set a new record for tournament stringing with 5,836 racquets strung throughout the fortnight at the Australian Open. An astonishing 532 racquets were strung during the first day of the main draw, proving that there is a greater focus from the players when it comes to the performance of their equipment.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Wawrinka earns a spot in the final 8

    2020 Australian Open: Wawrinka earns a spot in the final 8

    Date
    27/01/2020

    [15] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) said Monday’s fourth round win over [4] Daniil Medvedev was the best match he has played since undergoing knee surgery in August of 2017. Wawrinka, who lost to Medvedev in the quarterfinals of last year’s US Open, was seeking his first win over the Russian in their third career meeting.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios sets up showdown with the World #1

    2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios sets up showdown with the World #1

    Date
    25/01/2020

    Prior to the Australian Open, [23] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) captured the heart of his country with his proactive approach to supporting local bush fire relief efforts. Now, Kyrgios has captivated the entire tennis world with another electrifying performance to wrap up the first week.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Smooth sailing for the seeds in R2; Kyrgios delights hometown crowd

    2020 Australian Open: Smooth sailing for the seeds in R2; Kyrgios delights hometown crowd

    Date
    23/01/2020

    On the women’s side, [3] Naomi Osaka (JPN), [6] Belinda Bencic (SUI), [19] Donna Vekic (CRO), and [17] Angelique Kerber (GER) all advanced in straight-sets. Bencic and Vekic both fought through former top-15 opponent to advance. For Bencic, it was 2017 Roland-Garros Champion Jelena Ostapenko. The sixth-seeded Swiss rallied from 2-5 down in the second escaped with a 7-5, 7-5 victory.

  • Yonex Partners with Nick Kyrgios' NK Foundation

    Yonex Partners with Nick Kyrgios' NK Foundation

    Date
    22/01/2020

    Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce its partnership with Nick Kyrgios’ NK Foundation, which strives to increase access and provide sport facilities to underprivileged and disadvantaged youths. The begin the partnership, Yonex and the NK Foundation collaborated to create a one-of-a-kind bracelet made with recycled string at the year’s first major.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios plays for something more, inspired by support in R1

    2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios plays for something more, inspired by support in R1

    Date
    21/01/2020

    All eyes have been on [23] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) during the Australian summer after the Canberra-native spearheaded support for the local bushfires. Admitting that he is playing for more than himself, Kyrgios channeled his energy and overpowered Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets in Melbourne Arena. “I felt like I was very focused today. Every match I've played this year, I've been pretty good,” said Kyrgios. “I just wanted to come out here and put on a good performance. I was really excited.”

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  • 6th-Generation EZONE Launch Event; Partnering with NK Foundation

    6th-Generation EZONE Launch Event; Partnering with NK Foundation

    Date
    19/01/2020

    Surrounded by high-performance, precision-crafted cars, Team Yonex gathered for the global launch of the 6th generation EZONE racquet series. Throughout the night, other exciting announcements were made such as our 5th year as the Australian Open Official Stringing Team and a partnership with the NK Foundation.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Career-high rankings propel #TeamYonex into the year’s first major

    2020 Australian Open: Career-high rankings propel #TeamYonex into the year’s first major

    Date
    17/01/2020

    World No. 3 Naomi Osaka (JPN) will be defending her title in Melbourne. Naomi has won 14 of her last 15 matches dating back to September, where she won the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Osaka. Naomi is in the same quarter as Serena Williams and could face Coco Gauff or Venus Williams in the third round.

  • ECLIPSION3 - Designed for Stability

    ECLIPSION3 - Designed for Stability

    Date
    13/01/2020

    The ECLIPSION3 model features POWER CUSHIONTM+ with new technology and designs, including POWER GRAPHITE DRIVE, a one-piece outsole, and a pinpoint pattern on the clay court models for optimal performance.