Naomi Osaka became the winner of the Australian Open in Melbourne with a score of 7: 6 (7: 2), 5: 7, 6: 4, defeating the eighth racket of the Czech tournament PetraKvitova.
Osaka’s historic triumph in Melbourne
Pin-up bet reports that on January 26, Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka became the winner of the Australian Open in Melbourne on the court of the Melbourne Park stadium. In three games of the final match, the 21-year-old tennis player beat Czech representative PetraKvitovawith the score 7: 6 (7: 2), 5: 7, 6: 4. Osaka had a triple matchball when the score was 5: 3 in the second game but lost five draws and four games in a row.
The duration of the match was 2 hours and 30 minutes. Osaka made 9 aces against her rival’s 5 and implemented 3 break points out of 14. Previously, tennis players have never met on the court.
Naomi Osaka became the first tennis player in 18 years, who succeeded after the debut victory in the Grand Slam tournament to win the second major that followed it.
The previous winner of the Australian Open was Danish Caroline Wozniacki.
For 21-year-old Osaka, this title was the third in a career in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) tournaments and the second in a row at the Grand Slam tournaments (in September 2018, she won the US Open).
Thanks to the victory at the Australian Open-2019, Osaka for the first time in her career will lead the WTA rating, ahead of Simon Halep. Romanian has been at the top since the end of February 2018.