Japanese tennis player Osaka attributed the defeat of Nadal to Greek tennis player Chipsipas at the Australian Open yesterday, and her success to the finals by beating Serena Williams today, ‘giving up Japanese food and turning to Greek cuisine.’
Naomi Osaka, who became the first name to get her name in the finals after beating Serena Williams 6-3 and 6-4 at the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tennis tournament of the season, questions whether this success is known to her.
Speaking after the game, the 23-year-old Japanese tennis player said, “It is very strange. I have been eating Japanese food for the last 3 weeks. Yesterday I decided on a Greek meal. Then I slept, I woke up. I learned that Chipsipas (Spanish tennis player Rafael) beat Nadal. “I thought to myself, ‘This must be a sign. Maybe I should continue eating Greek food.’
Competing for the 21st Grand Slam title of her career, Nadal lost to Chipsipas yesterday.
Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams at the Australian Open, women’s singles semi-final match
In the Australian Open women’s singles semi-final match, Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams 2-0 and stopped her opponent’s march to win the 24th Grand Slam.
At the Australian Open, Naomi Osaka won her 24th Grand Slam, beating Serena Williams 2-0 in her goal of partnering the record for the most championship win of all time (record holder Margaret Court). The Japanese tennis player won the sets 6-3 and 6-4; He advanced to the 2nd Australian Open final of his career.
Tsitsipas stays alive!
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Osaka broke his opponent’s service in the first game in the 2nd set. However, after making 3 simple mistakes, the Japanese tennis player could not prevent the score from being 4-4. Then came Williams’ double error.
Winning the match 2-0, Osaka reached the finals for the second time at the Australian Open. With 3 Grand Slam champions epaulettes, Jennifer Brady beat Karolina Muchova 6-4 and 6-3 in sets in the finals of Osaka.
Osaka won the first Grand Slam of her career by beating Serena Williams at the 2018 US Open, and she won five games in a row, although she could not prevent her opponent from breaking her service in the first set.
The champion of 2019, Osaka, will face the USA’s Jennifer Brady, who defeated Czech Karolina Mushova 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 in the finals 2-1.
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