More seasoned, less fearless, Osaka set for Australian Open defence

Tennis - Australian Open Previews - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - January 18, 2020 Japan's Naomi Osaka attends a news conference REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka has learned to appreciate her victories more after enduring the “toughest” year of her fledging career and the Japanese world number three says mentally she is in a better place to launch her Australian Open title defence. Osaka started 2019 by winning her second straight Grand Slam title in Melbourne […]

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