Naomi Osaka is returning back to the US Open Womens' Finals after defeating Jennifer Brady
New York- Naomi Osaka wins a tough match against Jennifer Brady to move to the Women's Finals, 7-6, 3-6, and 6-3.
Naomi Osaka played her game against Jennifer Brady and did not look nervous of the big moment. Osaka delivered nice forehands and looked very comfortable with hitting her shots against the veteran. Brady had a couple of unforced errors that caused her some games early in the set. Osaka was winning 93% of her first serve and relied on her cross shots that kept Brady honest. Brady got herself back in the game by hitting some drop shots, as well as forced Osaka to hit a couple of unforced errors to force a tie break in the first set. Osaka won the first set 7-6.
In the second set, Osaka dug herself out of a 2-1 hole and starting to put together some back hands that confused Brady. However Brady kept her cool and took the second set 6-3 with a 81% win percentage on her first serve. In the third set, Osaka went up 3-1 in the set, as she got a big break with a ball hitting the tip of the net and going over Brady's side to give her breathing room. Osaka finished off Brady in the last set 6-3 and will be going back to the Finals.