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  • 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.

  • Bencic qualifies for Shenzhen then wins her fourth WTA title

    Bencic qualifies for Shenzhen then wins her fourth WTA title

    Date
    21/10/2019

    After winning her second WTA title of the year at the Kremlin Cup in Russia, Belinda Bencic (SUI) called her performance in the finals "the cherry on top." Bencic was a last-minute addition to the field in Moscow, needing to reach the finals to qualify for the Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen. In her opening round match, Bencic found herself down 0-3 in the deciding set before rallying back with a 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 victory.

  • Shapovalov strikes in Stockholm, lifts maiden ATP trophy

    Shapovalov strikes in Stockholm, lifts maiden ATP trophy

    Date
    21/10/2019

    Earlier this week, Denis Shapovalov (CAN) qualified for the Next Gen ATP Finals for the third time in his career. The 20-year-old has been one of the brightest young players on the ATP Tour but had yet to win an ATP title until Sunday. Shapovalov snapped his streak of seven semifinal appearances without advancing to the finals with a straight-set victory over Yuichi Sugita.

  • FUSIONREV3: For performance fit; new colorways available

    FUSIONREV3: For performance fit; new colorways available

    Date
    23/10/2019

    Developed with a focus on “performance fit,” the FUSIONREV3 features the unique FLEXION UPPER, an asymmetrical lacing system that relieves stress from the upper area of the foot. By diverting the laces from the navicular and cuneiform bones, tension and compression are reduced in these key areas, allowing for improved footwork. Combined with the Inner Bootie that eliminates the traditional shoe tongue, the FUSIONREV 3 is optimized for fit.

  • 2019 WTA Finals: Osaka, Bencic are ready for the year-end championship

    2019 WTA Finals: Osaka, Bencic are ready for the year-end championship

    Date
    25/10/2019

    Naomi Osaka (JPN) and Belinda Bencic (SUI) will represent Team Yonex at the Shiseido WTA Finals Oct. 27 - Nov. 3. Osaka began her 2019 season with her second-straight Grand Slam title, winning the Australian Open in three sets over Petra Kvitova. With her victory, Osaka ascended to World No. 1, becoming the first Japanese player - male or female - to sit atop the rankings.

  • Babos, Herbert take home titles at the WTA and ATP Finals

    Babos, Herbert take home titles at the WTA and ATP Finals

    Date
    18/11/2019

    Timea Babos (HUN) and Pierre-Hugues Herbert take home doubles titles at the WTA and ATP Finals.

  • SONICAGE 2: A lightweight shoe focused on comfort

    SONICAGE 2: A lightweight shoe focused on comfort

    Date
    21/11/2019

    Yonex Co., Ltd is proud to announce the new POWER CUSHION SONICAGE 2, launching January 18, 2020. Weighing less than 300g and designed with a focus on comfort, the SONICAGE 2 is a lightweight shoe designed with DURABLE SKIN and and an extended TPU shank that provide more speed and stability.