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  • 2019 Toray Pan Pacific Open: Osaka wins in Osaka

    2019 Toray Pan Pacific Open: Osaka wins in Osaka

    Date
    22/09/2019

    A finalist no more. On Naomi Osaka’s third trip to the Toray Pan Pacific Open finals, she put all nerves aside in her birthplace city of Osaka and cruised to a straight-set victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win her fourth WTA singles trophy. With the tournament being moved from Tokyo to Osaka in preparation for next year’s Olympics, Osaka was even more motivated to win the title.

  • Yonex Girls' Tennis Party in Osaka, Japan

    Yonex Girls' Tennis Party in Osaka, Japan

    Date
    15/09/2019

    An afternoon gathering last weekend in Osaka was the scene of an intimate fan exchange event with five #TeamYonex players competing at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Osaka. Donna Vekic (CRO), Caroline Garcia (FRA), Anastasija Sevastova (LAT), Dayana Yastremska (UKR), and Eri Hozumi (JPN) joined more than 50 junior players for the Yonex Girls’ Tennis Party.

  • 2019 US Open: De Groot captures US Open crowns

    2019 US Open: De Groot captures US Open crowns

    Date
    10/09/2019

    Diede de Groot (NED) swept the singles and doubles titles in the women’s wheelchair divisions at this year’s US Open, which was the 5th and 6th time de Groot has hoisted a Grand Slam trophy in 2019 alone.

  • 2019 US Open: Bencic is into the semifinals

    2019 US Open: Bencic is into the semifinals

    Date
    05/09/2019

    Belinda Bencic (SUI) made her US Open debut in 2014, where she defeated two top-10 players en route to a quarterfinal finish at just 17-years-old. She would reach a career-high of seven in the world as a teenager but would eventually fall outside the top-300 after injuries derailed her early success.

  • 2019 US Open: Wawrinka defeats World No. 1; Vekic, Bencic play for a spot in the semifinals

    2019 US Open: Wawrinka defeats World No. 1; Vekic, Bencic play for a spot in the semifinals

    Date
    03/09/2019

    Stan Wawrinka (SUI) reached the peak of his career in 2016, defeating World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the US Open finals as the third-ranked player in the world. Nearly three years to the day, Wawrinka returned to Arthur Ashe Stadium again to take on Djokovic, who has held the top spot in the rankings for the last 44 weeks.

  • 2019 US Open: Team Yonex moves into the second week

    2019 US Open: Team Yonex moves into the second week

    Date
    01/09/2019

    Stan Wawrinka (SUI) was determined to finish his match in straight sets to open Day 5 for Team Yonex. Wawrinka served 24 aces, nearly five times more than his opponent, and hit 64 winners en route to his third round victory over Paolo Lorenzi. "I'm feeling good physically,” said Wawrinka. “These victories give me confidence for the next one."

  • 2019 US Open: 14 players advance to R3 on Day 4

    2019 US Open: 14 players advance to R3 on Day 4

    Date
    30/08/2019

    A near rainout on Wednesday could not dampen the momentum of Team Yonex in the second round of the US Open. With 75 matches being played across the grounds at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, new faces prevailed and past champions cruised. World No. 1 Naomi Osaka (JPN) stopped Magda Linette’s win streak at nine with a straight-set victory. After winning the first set, Osaka found herself down 0-3, but won 21 of 24 points during a second-set stretch to escape.

  • 2019 US Open: Osaka, Chung go the distance; the Next Gen rolls in R1

    2019 US Open: Osaka, Chung go the distance; the Next Gen rolls in R1

    Date
    28/08/2019

    Naomi Osaka (JPN) began her title defense with a three-set victory over Anna Blinkova on Day 2 at the US Open. Admittedly battling intense nerves, Osaka found herself down 0-3 to begin the match, but rallied back to take six of the next seven games to win the first set. After dropping the second set, Osaka raised her level of play in the third and “fought as hard as [she could]” to advance.

  • 2019 US Open: Osaka leads Team Yonex into New York at this year’s final Slam

    2019 US Open: Osaka leads Team Yonex into New York at this year’s final Slam

    Date
    25/08/2019

    Naomi Osaka (JPN) headlines the US Open draw on the women’s side as the number one player in the world. The top seed will be defending her 2018 title, where she became the first-ever Japanese Grand Slam Champion after defeating Serena Williams in the finals. Osaka will play Russia’s Anna Blinkova on Arthur Ashe stadium in their first-career meeting on Tuesday.

  • Hubert Hurkacz wins his first-career ATP title with the new VCORE PRO

    Hubert Hurkacz wins his first-career ATP title with the new VCORE PRO

    Date
    24/08/2019

    Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz won his maiden ATP title at the Winston-Salem Open in the summer’s final warm-up tournament before the US Open. Staying patient throughout rain delays and power outages in Winston-Salem, Hurkacz was able to maintain his focus the entire week.