Two-time women's major champion Garbine Muguruza said Novak Djokovic could have avoided all his visa-related issues in the lead up to the Australian Open 2022 by getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Sports was at its grandest best in the Land of the Rising Sun. In COVID times, it was nothing short of a miracle for Japan to successfully stage Tokyo Olympics. Here's a look back at world sports in 2021.
Bianca Andreescu’s decision to take mental health break means the Canadian will miss the Australian Open in New Year. Andreescu had earlier opted out of Tokyo Olympics due to Covid concerns.
Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the Melbourne Summer Set 1 2022 semifinal means Veronika Kudermetova advanced to the final without hitting a single shot.
It was a year of the neo-normal. From digital payments to tests for coronavirus, sports tried its best to get the better of the deadly virus.
Japanese Osaka, who sat out of Wimbledon this year, returned at Tokyo Olympics but made a surprise exit in the third round.
Naomi Osaka defeated Alize Cornet 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 to record win over Alize Cornet on Tuesday in one of the so-called Summer Set of tournaments in Melbourne. The tournament is called Melbourne Summer Set 1 -- a tune-up event...
The tournament is returning to the Southern California desert for the first time since 2019 and will take place from October 4 to 17
Naomi Osaka suffered a shock exit in the US Open women's singles third round and said she does not know if she will play again
Naomi Osaka’s title defense at the US Open was over in the third round with a 5-7, 6-7 (2), 6-4, loss to Canada's Leylah Fernandez
After a tight start to her first-round US Open, Osaka secured a 6-4, 6-1, victory over 87th-ranked Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic
The year's last Grand Slam tournament begins Monday — with full crowds allowed a year after all fans were banned because of the coronavirus outbreak
Reigning US Open champion Naomi Osaka brought attention to the topic when she pulled out of the French Open in late May to take a mental health break
Top-ranked Ash Barty rolled through the first 10 games of her match with defending champion Victoria Azarenka in a 6-0, 6-2 win to reach the women’s...
Naomi Osaka, 23, broke down during a press conference at the Cincinnati Open on Monday
Osaka, who has a Haitian father and Japanese mother, decided to donate the prize money for relief work post the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti
Osaka was knocked out from the tennis tournament, while Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition
The stock of Japanese tennis racket maker Yonex, one of her major corporate sponsors, plunged Tuesday, just Osaka lost to Marketa Vondrousova
Osaka won her opening two matches in straight sets following a two-month mental-health break
Two more wins and Osaka will be in line for more honors — an Olympic medal
Osaka hadn't played since she withdrew from the French Open in May to take a mental health break, revealing that she has dealt with depression
The four-time Grand Slam winner Osaka lit the cauldron at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday
The second-seeded Osaka, who represents host Japan and is one of the top names at the Games
Naomi Osaka was nominated in two categories, including female athlete of the year, at the annual show honoring the year's top athletes and sports moments
Osaka took a mental health break pulling out of French Open and hasn't played since opting to sit out Wimbledon as well