• Fago Franklin III

Noami Osaka wins her second Womens' US Open defeating Victoria Azarenka, 1-6, 6-3, 6-3

New York- Noami Osaka comes from behind to win her second US Open defeating Victoria Azarenka, 1-6, 6-3, and 6-3.



Noami Osaka in her first two sets against Victoria Azarenka looked a bit uneasy and had a couple of unforced errors that helped Azarenka win both games in the set. Azarenka took noticed to how nervous Osaka looked and started to be the aggressor. Azarenka was making it look easy, as she made Osaka run the court and was delivering smashing forehands that Osaka could not return. Azarenka won the first set 6-1 and was winning her first serve at 89%.


In the second set, Osaka had to dig herself out of a 2-0 hole and got herself back in the game with some cross shots, but still struggled with figuring out how to stop Azarenka. Everything was working for Azarenka, as she was winning both her first serve and second serve at a high percentage. However, Osaka took a 4-3 lead in the set after Azarenka had a couple of unforced errors. That was the turning point in the match, as Osaka rallies to take the second set 6-3.


In the last and final set, Osaka had the momentum, as well as the serve working for her. Osaka's first serve percentage went up to 58%, as she dugged Azarenka into a 3-1 deficit. Osaka went on to win the third set 6-3.

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