(INDIAN WELLS, Calif.) -- Tennis player Naomi Osaka was nearly brought to tears over the weekend after a spectator heckled her from the stands at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California. Osaka, who is a four-time major champion and was formerly ranked No.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When tennis star Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open in May 2021 to protect her mental health, the move shook the tennis world and put mental health in the spotlight. As Osaka, then 23 and the No. 2 player in the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Naomi Osaka on Saturday withdrew from the Melbourne Summer Set due to an abdominal injury, saying she needed to rest before the Australian Open. "I had a lot of fun playing here in Melbourne. Unfortunately I have an abdominal injury which I... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two of tennis' biggest stars are opening up about their emotional struggles in the wake of their losses at this year's U.S. Open. American tennis player Sloane Stephens gave a glimpse into the more than 2,000 abusive and hateful messages she said... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tennis star Naomi Osaka has opened up recently about her mental health struggles and now she is sharing a new strategy to help her cope. Osaka, 23, said on Twitter that she realized she is "extremely self-deprecating" and always thinks she is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Naomi Osaka and Levi's have teamed up for an amazing denim launch that looks like it's going to be a grand slam. The tennis star and fashion brand announced the upcoming line on Tuesday, and it's set to officially drop on Aug.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tennis star Naomi Osaka pledged to donate earnings from her latest tournament to relief efforts in Haiti after a 7.2 magnitude earthquake devastated the country on Saturday. "Really hurts to see all the devastation that's going on in Haiti, and I feel... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Naomi Osaka, ranked second and competing in her home country, will leave the Tokyo Olympics without a medal. Osaka, 23, lost to Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament on Tuesday. "I'm disappointed in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In addition to being an athlete, Naomi Osaka is now also a doll. Mattel unveiled its new Barbie Role Model doll based on the tennis star Monday morning, and it's one of the company's launches of the summer. The Naomi Osaka Barbie doll's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tennis star Naomi Osaka is speaking out in-depth for the first time about her withdrawal from this year's French Open due to mental health concerns, and the unexpected debate and controversy that followed her decision. "I feel uncomfortable being the spokesperson or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tennis superstar Naomi Osaka will not compete in this year's Wimbledon, the second consecutive Grand Slam tournament she has missed due to what she has said are her mental health struggles. Osaka, who lives in the U.S. but plays for Japan, will... Read More.