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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 Ana Ivanovic 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.

  • US Open 2016

    US Open 2016

    Full coverage of the 2016 US Open, held between August 29th and September 11th. Check here for detailed match reports, scores, and post-match remarks from the players.

  • Wimbledon 2016

    Wimbledon 2016

    Full coverage of Wimbledon 2016, held between June 27th and July 10th. Check here for detailed match reports, scores, and post-match remarks from the players.

  • Roland Garros 2016

    Roland Garros 2016

    Full coverage of Roland Garros 2016, held between May 16th and June 5th. Check here for detailed match reports, scores, and post-match remarks from the players.

  • Australian Open 2016

    Australian Open 2016

    Full coverage of 2016's Australian Open, held between January 18th and January 31st. Check here for detailed match reports, scores, and post-match remarks from the players.

  • Rakuten Japan Open 2016: Pico into Quarterfinal in Straight Sets

    Rakuten Japan Open 2016: Pico into Quarterfinal in Straight Sets

    Date
    06/10/2016

    Armed with the new VCORE SV, Juan Monaco (VCORE SV 98, POLYTOUR PRO 130) has soared through to the Rakuten Japan Open quarterfinals earning a solid win over James Duckworth.

  • Angelique Kerber Limited Edition “World No. 1” Racquet

    Angelique Kerber Limited Edition “World No. 1” Racquet

    Date
    06/10/2016

    To commemorate Angelique Kerber’s rise to World No. 1, Yonex will be releasing a limited edition VCORE Si 100 racquet in mid-November. These commemorative racquets will be limited to 350 worldwide.

  • Nick Kyrgios Wins Biggest Title at the 2016 Rakuten Japan Open

    Nick Kyrgios Wins Biggest Title at the 2016 Rakuten Japan Open

    Date
    11/10/2016

    ATP World Tour #NextGen star Nick Kyrgios (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 120) triumphed in a tight final match against David Goffin to win the third and biggest title of his career at the Rakuten Japan Open on October 9th.

  • Angelique Kerber Earns WTA Year-End World No. 1 Ranking

    Angelique Kerber Earns WTA Year-End World No. 1 Ranking

    Date
    21/10/2016

    Angelique Kerber (VCORE Si 100, POLYTOUR FIRE 120) has officially been named as the 2016 WTA Year-End World No. 1. This is yet another amazing achievement out of many for the German in what has been an absolutely spectacular year.

  • Naomi Osaka Named 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year

    Naomi Osaka Named 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year

    Date
    24/10/2016

    Naomi Osaka (EZONE DR 98, POLYTOUR PRO 130/TOUR SUPER 850) has been chosen as the 2016 WTA Newcomer of the Year. This year saw the 19 year old impress fans worldwide with her great accomplishments. She is the first Japanese player to ever win the award.

  • Angelique Kerber Ends Season as World No. 1; Finalist at WTA Finals

    Angelique Kerber Ends Season as World No. 1; Finalist at WTA Finals

    Date
    31/10/2016

    Angelique Kerber (VCORE Si 100, POLYTOUR FIRE 120) closed off an amazing 2016 season as the year-end World No. 1. She would go on to compete as the No. 1 seed at this year’s WTA Finals in Singapore, which ran between October 23rd and October 30th.

  • ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Stan the Man Prevails in Straight Sets

    ATP World Tour Finals 2016: Stan the Man Prevails in Straight Sets

    Date
    17/11/2016

    Stan Wawrinka (VCORE Duel G 97, POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION) improved his head-to-head record against Croatian Marin Cilic 11-2 in his second match at the ATP World Tour Finals. The World No. 3 Swiss expertly pulled off a straight 7-6(3), 7-6(3) win in 1 hour and 58 minutes, improving his chances of making it through to the knockout stage.

  • Stan Wawrinka’s POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION Shoes Upgraded for 2017

    Stan Wawrinka’s POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION Shoes Upgraded for 2017

    Date
    21/11/2016

    The popular Yonex POWER CUSHION ECLIPSION tennis shoe has been revamped for the 2017 season. The shoe-of-choice for 3-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka, the 2017 edition of the shoe has received huge upgrades in design as well as tech. The new shoe will go on sale worldwide this December.

  • WTA Finals 2016: Angelique Closes in on First Semifinal

    WTA Finals 2016: Angelique Closes in on First Semifinal

    Date
    26/10/2016

    World No. 1 Angelique Kerber (VCORE Si 100, POLYTOUR FIRE 120) is edging closer and closer to her first WTA Finals semifinal after scoring a brisk 82-minute 6-4, 6-2 win over Simona Halep.

  • WTA Finals 2016: Angie Advances to First Semifinal

    WTA Finals 2016: Angie Advances to First Semifinal

    Date
    28/10/2016

    World No. 1 Angelique Kerber (VCORE Si 100, POLYTOUR FIRE 120) has done it—she is into the semifinals for the first time at the WTA Finals. Standing tall at the top of the Red Group, she has only dropped one set on her quest to the knockout stage.