Naomi Osaka banishes memory of Keys defeat with win over Angelique Kerber

Naomi Osaka banishes memory of Keys defeat with win over Angelique Kerber

Japan's Naomi Osaka defeats defending champion No. 6 seed Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 to advance to the next round of the US Open. Kerber was the No. 6 seed. With this upset, Osaka managed to banish the memories of squandering a 5-1 lead in the final set of her match against Madison Keys at the Arthur Ashe.

And the Latvian 12th seed wasted no time, winning all three games on the resumption and 12 of 14 points to polish off a 6-2 1-6 6-1 victory.

Last year's finalist and top seed Karolina Pliskova had no such trouble against Poland's Magda Linette, scoring a 6-2 6-1 win, while Madison Keys trumped Belgian Elise Mertens 6-3 7-6 (6).

Japanese teen Naomi Osaka first conquered her shaky nerves and then crushed defending champion Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-1 to reach the second round of the US Open.

"Well, before the match I tried to tell myself that the last Grand Slam I played, I played Venus, and, like, I have really huge respect for Venus and Serena", said Osaka, who is ranked No. 45 in the world. She came tantalisingly close to breaking through previous year, but blew a 5-1 lead in the third set and lost to Madison Keys in the third round. "This is all I can say at the end". Then I just started crying a little bit, because I was really shocked.

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"I felt really relieved, especially since I was so nervous on the last point". Her inside-out forehand constantly put Kerber under pressure. Osaka also hit more than twice as many winners as Kerber (22-9).

"It was not my day, completely not my day today", Kerber said. She served very well and was going for it.

"I think when you see the end result, you think it just clicked, but it is a process, and it's from losing some matches that are painful".

There were questions about Osaka's health entering the US Open. "That pressure is not fun but it's what you have to go through".

Born in Japan, Osaka is a citizen of both the United States and Japan. Lendl watched Patrick Kypson, a 17-year-old American he assists as part of his development role with the USTA. "It's nostalgic every time I come here".

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She said that her play picked up at Wimbledon and in the ensuing weeks, where she saw improvement in practice. "I'm just happy to get the win". You have to get used to everything.

Davenport d. Clijsters, 6-3, 7-6 (6).

"Well, I lived in Long Island", the teenager said, pausing to reminisce on her and her sister's childhood.

She was left trying to explain why, after completing the massive effort of reaching the top, it is so hard to stay there. "She's really young and really aggressive".

Dive in for all the on and off court action from Day 2 at at Flushing Meadows. "It's not that the game is not there, the same game that she won the Australian Open with and the US Open with".

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She sighed, shrugged her shoulders and began to answer: "I don't know".

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