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Breaking: Osaka emerges winner of Australia Open


Fourth seed Naomi Osaka, outgunned Pietra Kvitova to emerge winner of Australian Open final.

Naomi Osaka (Image by WTA)
Naomi Osaka (Image by WTA)

The 21-year-old Japanese star overcame the eight seed after a well fought set, 7-6 5-7 6-4, to emerge winner.
The game was a fierce contest as both player fought severely, to show they deserved to get to this point.

Osaka took the first set 7-6 (7/2). Petra Kvitova fourth came back to take the second set of the Australian Open women’s final 7-5 on Saturday, to level the match against Osaka in ashowdown where the winner will become the new world number one.

The Czech eighth seed saved three championship points and battled back from 3-5 down to keep the final alive in a 55 minute set of quality tennis.)

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Naomi Osaka will be announced number one by Monday, 28 of January, 2019.


 

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