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TENNIS: DJOKOVIC DISPLACES FEDERER AS NO.2, JUST 215 POINTS TO OVERTAKE NADAL

With record fourth title in Shanghai, Novak Djokovic took over the World No 2 spot in the ATP Rankings on Monday and moved Roger Federer to third in the process. Rafael Nadal continues to lead the charts having skipped...

US Open champion Naomi Osaka dominant on return to action in Japan

Naomi Osaka playing in her first tournament since winning the U.S. Open, third-seeded Osaka impressed her Japanese fans Wednesday with a powerful 6-2, 6-1 win over Dominika Cibulkova to reach the quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open. Osaka was in...

NAOMI OSAKA BECOMES THE FACE OF A JAPANESE AUTOMAKER

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Thursday it had signed U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka as its next brand ambassador. Nissan wants to tap the tennis star’s youth, drive and Japanese roots to appeal to younger customers. Osaka, 20,...

UMPIRES THREATEN TO BOYCOTT SERENA WILLIAMS MATCHES

The Serena Williams US Open controversy rages on. After Serena Williams lost in the final to Naomi Osaka on Saturday, all anyone could talk about was Williams' altercation with umpire Carlos Ramos that led to her being fined $17,000....

ATP RANKING – DJOKOVIC COMPLETES THE NADAL-FEDERER TOP 3, FIRST TIME IN 3...

The Big 3 is once again 1-2-3. Novak Djokovic’s U.S. Open title moved him up three spots to No. 3 in the ATP rankings Monday, behind Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, making that trio the top three for the...

WTA – NAOMI MOVES INTO TOP 10 IN WORLD RANKING

LADIES WORLD RANKING No. 1 Simona Halep retained the top spot even though she became the first No. 1 seed to lose in the first round of the U.S. Open, and Caroline Wozniacki stayed at No. 2 after her second-round...

LET US SORT OUT THE ISSUE OF COACHING – AUSSIE OPEN DIRECTOR

Australian Open tournament Director Craig Tiley has urged global tennis to affirm its position on coaching during matches, following a storm of controversy that erupted during the U.S. Open women’s final. Coaching from the players’ box is banned during Grand...

US OPEN FINAL – DJOKOVIC WINS 14TH GRAND SLAM TITLE BEAT DEL POTRO...

A clinical Novak Djokovic dismissed Juan Martin Del Potro 6-3 7-6(4) 6-3 to collect his third U.S. Open title on Sunday, giving him 14 Grand Slams to move into a tie for third on the all-time list alongside Pete...

US OPEN SEMI FINAL OUTBURST – SERENA WILLIAMS FINED $17,000

Serena Williams has been fined a total of $17,000 for her three code violations during the US Open final against Naomi Osaka on Saturday. The six-time US Open winner has been docked $10,000 for “verbal abuse” of chair umpire...

SPORTSDISCOURSE POSER : SERENA GRANDSLAM NUMBER 24 – THE QUEST CONTINUES…

When she won Grandslam 23, the Florida born superstar was 8 weeks pregnant. Had she known would she have gone down under to compete at the first Grandslam of the Year - The Australian open 2017. To her it...

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