Japanese Naomi Osaka Beats Serena Williams at the Australian Open
Fans went agog as Japanese Naomi Osaka Beats Serena Williams at the Australian Open. Naomi Osaka best the 7 time winner Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 to reach a 2nd Australia Open Final
Professional Tennis player, Naomi Osaka made it through to the Australian Open final by ending Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Serena Williams bid for a 24th grand Slam Title ended with a Loss to Naomi Osaka at the Australian open
The professional tennis player who defeated Serena Williams was born in Japan to a Haitian father and a Japanese mother, Osaka has lived and trained in the United States since she was three years old. She came to prominence at the age of sixteen when she defeated former US Open champion Samantha Stosur in her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Stanford Classic. Two years later, she reached her first WTA final at the 2016 Pan Pacific Open in Japan.
Most sought Naomi Osaka, who also beat Williams in the chaotic 2018 U.S. Open final that concluded with the crowd booing and both women in tears, reached her fourth major title match and stretched her winning streak to 20 matches by claiming the last eight points.
Delectable Serena Williams’s last Grand Slam title came at the 2017 Australian Open, which she won while two months pregnant with her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. Since returning to competition in 2018 after a difficult childbirth, which included a C-section delivery and complications stemming from blood clots, Williams has played in 11 Grand Slam tournaments and advanced to the semifinals or finals in six.
After her semi final loss to Osaka, Naomi Campbell leaves the press room in tears
Serena Williams’ long quest for a 24th Grand Slam title will have to wait. Because once again, the best player in women’s tennis stood in her way.