The Japanese Naomi Osaka (21) writes tennis history! She wins the Australian Opening with 7: 6-5: 7-6: 4 a victory over Petra Kvitova and conquered the throne of number 1 as the first Asian woman – with men and women.
It's the culmination of fast ascent! Naomi Osaka conquered after the US Opening in September with the Australian Open, the second most important title in a row. In the final, the 21-year-old Japanese woman defeats Czech Petra Kvitova in a dramatic three-set thriller (7: 6, 5: 7, 6: 4).
The game has everything that causes emotions. Osaka was released in the second set at the score of 5: 3 three breakballs, which also match balls. Then the nerves flutter with the young player.
Instead of serving the title at home, she later raises the 5: 5 rupture and pardons the set with 5: 7. The tears flow in Osaka. Her erroneous orgid attacks her at mildness.
Osaka replaces Halep on the throne
In the decisive round, she begins again – and ends the triumph after 2:27 hours to fight with 6: 4. Osaka is the first Japanese to shine with an Australian Open victory. The prize monkey is equivalent to about three million francs.
Thanks to her success, she will be the new world number one on Monday. Be the first Asian player or player in Tennis history! By year, it was still the world number 72 Osaka replaced Simona Halep on the throne. Kvitova will return to be number 2. (Nerva)