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  • 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.

  • The 6th-Generation EZONE: Powerful with a Plush Feel

    The 6th-Generation EZONE: Powerful with a Plush Feel

    Date
    08/01/2020

    Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the launch of the 6th-generation EZONE racquet on Jan. 18, 2020. With a focus on easy power and unmatched comfort, the EZONE series features the largest sweet spot1 in Yonex history through ISOMETRICTM expansion and was developed for players of all levels.

  • 2020 Australian Open:Career-high rankings propel #TeamYonex into the year’s first major

    2020 Australian Open:Career-high rankings propel #TeamYonex into the year’s first major

    Date
    17/01/2020

    World No. 3 Naomi Osaka (JPN) will be defending her title in Melbourne. Naomi has won 14 of her last 15 matches dating back to September, where she won the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Osaka. Naomi is in the same quarter as Serena Williams and could face Coco Gauff or Venus Williams in the third round.

  • 6th-Generation EZONE Launch Event; Partnering with NK Foundation

    6th-Generation EZONE Launch Event; Partnering with NK Foundation

    Date
    20/01/2020

    Surrounded by high-performance, precision-crafted cars, Team Yonex gathered for the global launch of the 6th generation EZONE racquet series. Throughout the night, other exciting announcements were made such as our 5th year as the Australian Open Official Stringing Team and a partnership with the NK Foundation.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios plays for something more, inspired by support in R1

    2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios plays for something more, inspired by support in R1

    Date
    21/01/2020

    All eyes have been on [23] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) during the Australian summer after the Canberra-native spearheaded support for the local bushfires. Admitting that he is playing for more than himself, Kyrgios channeled his energy and overpowered Lorenzo Sonego in straight sets in Melbourne Arena. “I felt like I was very focused today. Every match I've played this year, I've been pretty good,” said Kyrgios. “I just wanted to come out here and put on a good performance. I was really excited.”

  • Yonex Partners with Nick Kyrgios' NK Foundation

    Yonex Partners with Nick Kyrgios' NK Foundation

    Date
    23/01/2020

    Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce its partnership with Nick Kyrgios’ NK Foundation, which strives to increase access and provide sport facilities to underprivileged and disadvantaged youths. The begin the partnership, Yonex and the NK Foundation collaborated to create a one-of-a-kind bracelet made with recycled string at the year’s first major.

  • ECLIPSION3 - Designed for Stability

    ECLIPSION3 - Designed for Stability

    Date
    13/01/2020

    The ECLIPSION3 model features POWER CUSHIONTM+ with new technology and designs, including POWER GRAPHITE DRIVE, a one-piece outsole, and a pinpoint pattern on the clay court models for optimal performance.

  • 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.

  • Introducing the 2020 Melbourne Collection

    Introducing the 2020 Melbourne Collection

    Date
    13/01/2020

    White and sea blue infused with indigo navy and flash red combine for the 2020 Melbourne Collection. Inspired by the bright blue courts at the year’s first major, the sleek, but simple design also features red accents to represent power and confidence.