Pressure-free Osaka gets back to business

FILE PHOTO:Sep 5, 2018; New York, NY, USA; Naomi Osaka of Japan. Mandatory Credit: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY SPORTS

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka seemed to shrug off the weight of history on Wednesday, when she beat Lesia Tsurenko at the U.S. Open to become the first Japanese woman since 1996 to advance to the semi-finals of a Grand Slam. After forcing her opponent into a backhand error to clinch the match 6-1 […]

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