Stephens overpowers Gauff at US Open; Osaka's foe withdraws

Three years ago, a reporter asked Sloane Stephens to point out a younger tennis player most fans might not have heard of yet, someone she thought could become a household name someday. Stephens paused to ponder, but not for long, before responding:

Naomi Osaka's return to action highlights Olympic tennis

As it was, Naomi Osaka would have been one of the most-watched, most-discussed, most-supported athletes at the Tokyo Olympics. She’s the highest-earning female athlete in the world, a tennis superstar and represents Japan, making her a strong medal contender for the host