With COVID Rules Relaxed, Tennis Stars and Fans Enjoy Pan Pacific Open

With COVID Rules Relaxed, Tennis Stars and Fans Enjoy Pan Pacific Open

When Garbine Muguruza won the final point of her match against Despina Papamichail at the Pan Pacific Open, she heard something she hadn’t heard once during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. There was cheering from the fans in the stands at the Ariake Coliseum. Can’t see this article? This could be due to a conflict with … Read more

Osaka advances with Saville retiring in Round 1 in Tokyo

Osaka advances with Saville retiring in Round 1 in Tokyo

Hosts favorite Naomi Osaka advanced to the second round of the Pan-Pacific Open on Tuesday when her Australian opponent Daria Saville had to retire early in the first set with a leg injury. Naomi Osaka of Japan returns a shot to Daria Saville of Australia during the first round match of the Toray Pan Pacific … Read more

Tennis: Fighting Naomi Osaka aiming to break the fall

Tennis: Fighting Naomi Osaka aiming to break the fall

Naomi Osaka of Japan speaks at a press conference ahead of the start of the US Open Tennis Championships at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, New York, USA, Aug 27, 2022. File photo. Peter Foley, EPA-EFE. TOKYO, Japan – Fighter Naomi Osaka admitted on Monday that she’s had “more lows than highs” … Read more

Naomi Osaka looks for new high in Tokyo in a season that has been ‘lower than high’

Naomi Osaka looks for new high in Tokyo in a season that has been ‘lower than high’

Fighter Naomi Osaka admitted on Monday that she’s been through “more down than up” this year as she tries to break out of her slump at her home at the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo this week. The former world number 1 and four-time Grand Slam champion has dropped to 48 in the women’s tennis … Read more