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All the latest information from YONEX Tennis, including interviews with our top players, breaking news on product launches and daily tournament updates during major events throughout the year. Read the thoughts of top YONEX players like Stanislas Wawrinka and Angelique Kerber on their latest YONEX products and the tournaments that matter most to them. This is the only place to get all the news on YONEX Tennis as it happens.

  • 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.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Smooth sailing for the seeds in R2; Kyrgios delights hometown crowd
  • 2020 Australian Open: Team Yonex secures four titles, record re-strings, and career-high’s in Melbourne

    2020 Australian Open: Team Yonex secures four titles, record re-strings, and career-high’s in Melbourne

    Date
    04/02/2020

    For the 5th-straight year, the Yonex Stringing Team set a new record for tournament stringing with 5,836 racquets strung throughout the fortnight at the Australian Open. An astonishing 532 racquets were strung during the first day of the main draw, proving that there is a greater focus from the players when it comes to the performance of their equipment.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Wawrinka earns a spot in the final 8

    2020 Australian Open: Wawrinka earns a spot in the final 8

    Date
    27/01/2020

    [15] Stan Wawrinka (SUI) said Monday’s fourth round win over [4] Daniil Medvedev was the best match he has played since undergoing knee surgery in August of 2017. Wawrinka, who lost to Medvedev in the quarterfinals of last year’s US Open, was seeking his first win over the Russian in their third career meeting.

  • EZONE series receives worldwide recognition

    EZONE series receives worldwide recognition

    Date
    16/04/2020

    The EZONE 98 is the 2020 Editor’s Choice for having the “Most Universal Appeal.” Play testers reviewed 23 racquets across eight brands for Tennis Magazine, the longest-standing and most-influential publication in tennis.

  • 6th-Generation EZONE: TOUR and extended length models added to line-up

    6th-Generation EZONE: TOUR and extended length models added to line-up

    Date
    11/05/2020

    The 6th-generation EZONE series has already achieved global recognition since launching in January 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.

  • The 2nd-Generation ASTREL: Premium Performance

    The 2nd-Generation ASTREL: Premium Performance

    Date
    14/05/2020

    Yonex Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the launch of the 2nd-generation ASTREL racquet on June 18, 2020. Geared towards recreational and doubles players, the premium ASTREL series is engineered to promote longevity in tennis with a focus on comfort and easy power.

  • 2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios sets up showdown with the World #1

    2020 Australian Open: Kyrgios sets up showdown with the World #1

    Date
    25/01/2020

    Prior to the Australian Open, [23] Nick Kyrgios (AUS) captured the heart of his country with his proactive approach to supporting local bush fire relief efforts. Now, Kyrgios has captivated the entire tennis world with another electrifying performance to wrap up the first week.