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  • 2019 US Open: Wawrinka defeats World No. 1; Vekic, Bencic play for a spot in the semifinals

    2019 US Open: Wawrinka defeats World No. 1; Vekic, Bencic play for a spot in the semifinals

    Date
    03/09/2019

    Stan Wawrinka (SUI) reached the peak of his career in 2016, defeating World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the US Open finals as the third-ranked player in the world. Nearly three years to the day, Wawrinka returned to Arthur Ashe Stadium again to take on Djokovic, who has held the top spot in the rankings for the last 44 weeks.

  • 2019 US Open: Bencic is into the semifinals

    2019 US Open: Bencic is into the semifinals

    Date
    05/09/2019

    Belinda Bencic (SUI) made her US Open debut in 2014, where she defeated two top-10 players en route to a quarterfinal finish at just 17-years-old. She would reach a career-high of seven in the world as a teenager but would eventually fall outside the top-300 after injuries derailed her early success.

  • 2019 US Open: De Groot captures US Open crowns

    2019 US Open: De Groot captures US Open crowns

    Date
    10/09/2019

    Diede de Groot (NED) swept the singles and doubles titles in the women’s wheelchair divisions at this year’s US Open, which was the 5th and 6th time de Groot has hoisted a Grand Slam trophy in 2019 alone.

  • Yonex Girls' Tennis Party in Osaka, Japan
  • 2019 Toray Pan Pacific Open: Osaka wins in Osaka

    2019 Toray Pan Pacific Open: Osaka wins in Osaka

    Date
    22/09/2019

    A finalist no more. On Naomi Osaka’s third trip to the Toray Pan Pacific Open finals, she put all nerves aside in her birthplace city of Osaka and cruised to a straight-set victory over Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova to win her fourth WTA singles trophy. With the tournament being moved from Tokyo to Osaka in preparation for next year’s Olympics, Osaka was even more motivated to win the title.

  • Yonex announces coaching partnership with Darren Cahill

    Yonex announces coaching partnership with Darren Cahill

    Date
    26/09/2019

    Yonex is proud to announce a partnership with Darren Cahill (AUS), one of the most well-respected tennis coaches in the world. A native of Adelaide, Australia, Cahill has been a fixture in the tennis world as a player, coach, and analyst. Cahill became a professional player in 1984 and found success in both singles and doubles over an eleven year career.

  • 2019 Rakuten Open Player Party with Local Juniors

    2019 Rakuten Open Player Party with Local Juniors

    Date
    04/10/2019

    Similarly to the Yonex Girls’ Tennis Party in Osaka before the Toray Pan Pacific Open, local juniors from the Kantō region of Japan gathered in Tokyo with Hubert Hurkacz (POL), Radu Albot (MDA), and Japanese stars Shingo Kunieda, Yoshihito Nishioka, and Go Soeda.

  • 2019 WTA Finals: Osaka secures her spot in Shenzhen

    2019 WTA Finals: Osaka secures her spot in Shenzhen

    Date
    05/10/2019

    Naomi Osaka (JPN) has qualified for the Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen. Currently ranked No. 4 in the world, Osaka secured her spot at the year-end championship with a three-set victory over Ashleigh Barty at the China Open. Now, three spots remain in the Race to Shenzhen, after Osaka joined Barty, Karolina Pliskova, Simona Halep, and Bianca Andreescu who had qualified previously.

  • 2019 China Open: Osaka’s win streak hits 10 after capturing her fifth WTA title

    2019 China Open: Osaka’s win streak hits 10 after capturing her fifth WTA title

    Date
    06/10/2019

    Feeling like “people counted [her] out” after the clay and grass court season, Osaka proved she’s still one of the toughest tests on the WTA tour. The 21-year-old defeated top-ranked Ashleigh Barty in three sets to win her 10th-straight match and second WTA title in the past two weeks.

  • 2019 US Open: Team Yonex moves into the second week

    2019 US Open: Team Yonex moves into the second week

    Date
    31/08/2019

    Stan Wawrinka (SUI) was determined to finish his match in straight sets to open Day 5 for Team Yonex. Wawrinka served 24 aces, nearly five times more than his opponent, and hit 64 winners en route to his third round victory over Paolo Lorenzi. "I'm feeling good physically,” said Wawrinka. “These victories give me confidence for the next one."