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Naomi Osaka Advances in US Open With First-Round Win Over Marie Bouzková

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Naomi Osaka Advances
in US Open With, First-Round
Win Over, Marie Bouzková .
On Monday night, Naomi Osaka successfully defeated
Marie Bouzková in the first round of the U.S. Open. .
She is currently ranked No. 3 in the world,
and Bouzková is ranked No. 87.
She is currently ranked No. 3 in the world,
and Bouzková is ranked No. 87.
Osaka won the match 6-4, 6-1.
Bouzková kept up with Osaka well until the
ninth game of the first set, when the momentum
shifted strongly in favor of Osaka. .
With the score tied
4-4, Osaka overcame
Bouzková with two aces
and a service winner. .
With the score tied
4-4, Osaka overcame
Bouzková with two aces
and a service winner. .
She went on to close out the set minutes
later and then the match thereafter. .
It feels kind of crazy to play in front of everyone again. I feel really comfortable here. I'm just glad I won, Naomi Osaka, via statement.
The 23-year-old tennis star will now play against Serbian
qualifier Olga Danilović in a second-round matchup. .
If Osaka goes all the way and wins
the U.S. Open, she would be the first back-to-back
champion since Serena Williams. .
If Osaka goes all the way and wins
the U.S. Open, she would be the first back-to-back
champion since Serena Williams. .
Williams, who is out this year due to a torn hamstring,
won her third consecutive U.S. Open title in 2014. .
Osaka began her 2021 season strong by taking
the champion title at the Australian Open. .
She went on to withdraw from
Wimbledon in June and the
French Open in July to focus on
her own mental health issues. .
The four-time Grand Slam
winner did compete at the
Tokyo Olympics, but lost
in the third round.
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