Japan tennis on the rise

Congratulations to Japan’s Naomi Osaka in reaching the women’s final of the US Open 2018.

Kei Nishikori will have the opportunity his second US Open final when he faces Novak Djokovic in a semi final of the men’s draw.

Osaka and Nishikori created history in becoming the first two Japanese players to reach the semi-final stage at a Grand Slam event in the open era.

Both players have been greatly assisted by the in-depth analysis provided to them by JTA analysts using Perana Sports own TennisStats.

“TennisStats was also instrumental in helping Japanese Fed Cup coaches and players successfully returning to the World Group earlier this year” said Japan’s Fed Cup captain Toshihisa Tsuchihashi.

Perana Sports wishes both Osaka and Nishikori all the best in their quests to become Grand Slam champions for the very first time.


Photo AFP/Alex Pantling

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