A CRACKLING Saturday night (Sunday morning, Singapore time) at the US Open wound up notable mostly for a crackerjack display of sportswomanship.

THE FINISH LINE

FROM the throngs of young fans who idolise her, to the tennis experts desperately seeking the sport's "next big thing", there is no shortage of expectations on the shoulders of 15-year-old Cori "...

[RALEIGH] Women tennis world number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her US Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from the Cincinnati Masters with...

[TORONTO] Serena Williams won the rematch Friday, dominating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 to ensure the Japanese star won't leave Toronto with a title to go with her number one world ranking.

[INDIAN WELLS, UNITED STATES] World number one Naomi Osaka said Thursday she finds it "a little bit surreal" that there's a new version of the iconic Barbie doll in her likeness....

[TOKYO] World number one Naomi Osaka has split from her coach Sascha Bajin just weeks after winning the Australian Open to complete back-to-back grand slam victories, the Japanese player said on...

THE FINISH LINE

WHEN Naomi Osaka and Petra Kvitova walk out on Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena on Saturday (4.30pm, Singapore time) to contest the Australian Open women's tennis final, it's a showdown...