• FILE: Japan’s Naomi Osaka. Picture: Twitter/@Naomi_Osaka_

    Osaka storms past Keys to reach first Grand Slam final

    Naomi Osaka announced her arrival on the big stage at the U.S. Open on Thursday, beating last year’s runner-up Madison Keys 6-2 6-4 to reach her first Grand Slam final and set up a clash with her childhood idol Serena Williams.

  • Maria Sharapova. Picture: @usopen/Twitter.

    Struggling Sharapova splits with coach

    The news comes after Sharapova was beaten by 44th-ranked Naomi Osaka in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open in California on Wednesday.