Kristie Ahn’s highly anticipated return at the U.S. Open ended on Monday, but the tennis pro has made it quite clear that she is not putting her racket away just yet, even with her parents begging her to send out her resume.
A native of New York, 27-year-old Ahn lost 11 years ago to Dinara Safina in the first round as a 758th-ranked 16-year-old.
Naomi Osaka, the winner of the recent 2018 U.S. Open Tennis Championships, revealed what Serena Williams whispered to her during the trophy ceremony of the tournament as the crowd’s boos echo through the stadium.
Appearing on “The Ellen Show,” the 20-year-old Grand Slam champion told host Ellen DeGeneres that Williams explained to her that the crowd’s negative reaction to the situation was not aimed towards the Haitian- Japanese athlete.
Naomi Osaka has made history on Saturday, becoming the first Japanese woman to win a Grand Slam final after defeating tennis legend Serena Williams at the U.S. Open.
Naomi Osaka rose to international prominence last year after defeating U.S. Open defending champion Angelique Kerber in the very first round through a stellar upset.
Now, the 20-year-old rising tennis star is shooting for the very title herself as she takes on six-time champion Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final on Saturday.
Haitian-Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, who is currently representing Japan, finally competed against her idol Serena Williams, and defeated her in their first match.
A lot of tennis fans were probably surprised by Osaka’s 6-3 win in the first round and 6-2 in the second at the Miami Open on March 21.
Tennis megastar Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced their engagement Thursday with a poem on the subreddit “r/isaidyes” with fans voicing their praise. Unfortunately, not everyone was happy with the announcement.
Some social media users were left shocked that Serena, who is considered to be one of the greatest athletes of her time, would marry a white man. Ohanian is of Armenian and German descent.