The Japanese player, Naomi Osaka sensationally beat Serena Williams in the final of the U.S. Open.
Williams Jr. and Osaka in the final of the US Open held the second in-person meeting. In March this year, Serena in one of the first matches after the resumption of his career in Miami without a chance lost a young Japanese woman (3:6, 2:6).
The randomness of that victory, Osaka has started to confirm just from the first draw. The Japanese coped with the pace of Serena and forced the opponent unnecessarily to risk. In the first set of finalists have earned two break points, but if Osaka has implemented both their chance, Williams was left with nothing and were in the same party from the first 2011 defeat in the final home of the Helmet.
In the second set Serena due to the nature of forced myself to play better. In the fourth game of the American after a protracted struggle did break and was interrupted by a phenomenal series of Osaka, which is based on previous matches played more than 20 break points in a row. It seemed, now Williams to seize the initiative, but in the next game Serena made two in a row and lost her serve. In addition, the American broke a racquet and set of warning received a penalty point. Osaka quickly took advantage of the emotional failure of the competitor and led 4:3 with a break.
On the transition Serena firmly spoke with referee Carlos Ramos, alleging that the theft and bias. The referee did not stand on ceremony with a famous tennis player and write her up in one game. So Osaka was one step away from a sensational victory. The Japanese remained to apply for the title, which she confidently managed.
Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese champion of the Grand slam tournament in singles. Biggest career victory brought 20-year-old tennis player 3.8 million dollars in prize money and 2000 ranking points that will make her seventh racket of the world.
Serena Williams (USA, 17) – Naomi Osaka (Japan, 20) – 2:6, 4:6
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