Osaka overcomes nervousness to win for the first time in a long time at Melbourne
Naomi Osaka overcame a second-set stutter to win her first match since taking an extended hiatus following her heartbreaking US Open defeat in September. Osaka overcomes nervousness to win for the first time in a long time at Melbourne Summer Set Tournament.
The four-time Grand Slam champion, who has dropped to 13 in the rankings, revealed after her third-round loss at Flushing Meadow that she was emotionally “coping with some problems.”
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At the Melbourne Summer Set tournament, the Japanese superstar made the first step toward that aim by defeating France’s 61st-ranked veteran Alize Cornet 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 on Rod Laver Arena.
“It always feel really good to come back here,” Osaka told the crowd in her on-court interview. “It feels really nice to play in front of people.
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“I feel like I made a lot of unforced errors, but I kind of expected that because it is my first match and I was really nervous,” she said.
“I’m just so glad I was able to hold my serve in that last game”, she added.
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