Naomi Osaka was damaged within the very first sport, however got here again robust to oust Serena Williams.© AFP
Naomi Osaka powered into the Australian Open ultimate Thursday to remain on monitor for a fourth Grand Slam title and hold Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling twenty fourth main title on maintain as soon as extra. The Japanese third seed swept previous the American veteran 6-3, 6-4 on Rod Laver Enviornment in entrance of 1000’s of followers allowed again in after Melbourne lifted a snap five-day lockdown. She is going to face both American Jennifer Brady or Czech Karolina Muchova on Saturday for one more Slam title after her success at Flushing Meadows in 2018 and final 12 months, and Melbourne in 2019.
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