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Tokyo Summer Olympics 2021: Day 4 Winners and Losers

8 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

As competition favorites lost, struggled or withdrew, Day 4 of the Tokyo Olympics will be remembered as a stunning moment. Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka lost, and China...
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Naomi Osaka makes her return in Tokyo Olympics tennis opener

Naomi Osaka makes her return in Tokyo Olympics tennis opener

10 days ago   |   WESH

The Japanese superstar who lit the Olympic cauldron defeated 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China on Sunday in her first match in nearly two months.
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Ash Barty knocked out of Tokyo Olympics in first-round women's tennis upset

Ash Barty knocked out of Tokyo Olympics in first-round women's tennis upset

10 days ago   |   Sporting News   |   2 articles

Barty lost to the world's 48th-ranked player, Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain.
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The World's Top Female Tennis Player Is Eliminated In Her First Singles Olympic Match

The World's Top Female Tennis Player Is Eliminated In Her First Singles Olympic Match

10 days ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

It was a stunning upset. Underdog Sara Sorribes Tormo, from Spain, beat Australia's Ash Barty in straight sets. Barty won Wimbledon just two weeks ago.
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'There's no circulation of the air': Heat becomes concern at Olympic tennis venue

'There's no circulation of the air': Heat becomes concern at Olympic tennis venue

10 days ago   |   KCCI

Saturday's heat index in Tokyo made it feel more than 100 degrees as tennis matches got started.
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Naomi Osaka: Boyfriend, Parents, and Lifestyle of Japanese Olympic Tennis Player

10 days ago   |   Newsweek

Naomi Osaka will hit the Olympic court in a matter of days. Born to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father, Osaka has become a global tennis icon.
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Russian star Daniil Medvedev blasts Olympics tennis tournament a ‘joke' as players grapple with sweltering conditions in Japan

Russian star Daniil Medvedev blasts Olympics tennis tournament a ‘joke' as players grapple with sweltering conditions in Japan

11 days ago   |   RT

Daniil Medvedev, the world's second-ranked men's tennis player, has hit out at organizers of the Olympic tennis tournament, with players being forced to contend with sweltering...
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Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray Among Winners in First Tokyo Olympic Tennis Matches

11 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

The massive field of tennis players at the Tokyo Olympics got their first taste of action when matches began on Friday.
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Novak Djokovic Could Close In On A Historic 'Golden Slam' At The Olympics

Novak Djokovic Could Close In On A Historic 'Golden Slam' At The Olympics

11 days ago   |   NPR

The Serbian tennis star is aiming for a "golden slam" - meaning winning all four major tournaments and an Olympic gold medal in a single year. No male tennis player has ever...
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Grasping for air: Heat a major issue at Olympic tennis venue

Grasping for air: Heat a major issue at Olympic tennis venue

11 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - French Open finalist Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova grasped for an air tube during a medical timeout and grew frustrated at the lack of ice in a court-side container.
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