Digital Desk, Melbourne. Japan’s star player Naomi Osaka has won the women’s singles title of the Australian Open tennis tournament on Saturday. Won the 22nd seed America’s Jennifer Brady in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 in the final match in Melbourne.
The match between the two lasted for an hour and 17 minutes. Not a single time in the match, it was felt that 25-year-old Brady had also troubled Osaka. World No. 3 Osaka won the match easily. At the same time, this was the first final of any Grand Slam of World No. 24 Brady.
Osaka became the 12th player to win the Australian Open for the second time
With this, she has become the 12th female player to have won the Australian Open Championship for the second time. Let us know that Osaka has played four Grand Slam finals so far and has won all four. He has won 2 US Open (2020, 2018) and 2 times Australian Open (2021, 2019) titles so far.
21 consecutive wins, reached number two in the world rankings
The player, who rose from third to second in the world rankings after winning the Grand Slam, was getting tremendous support at the Rod Laver Arena. This is his 21st consecutive win.
Serena was defeated in the semi-finals
Earlier in the semi-finals, Osaka defeated Serena Williams of the US 6-3, 6-4. With this defeat, Serena’s dream of winning the 24th women’s singles Grand Slam was broken.
What did naomi say after victory
After the victory, Naomi congratulated Jennifer and said that after playing in the US Open, I had said the most that you can prove to be a big challenge for me. In the last few months, your game has done well, which I am happy to see. I am sure your mother, your family and friends will be proud of you today. I am sure that we will get a chance to play with each other many times ahead.
“I hope young girls at home are watching and inspired by what she’s doing.”
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