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Haiti – Tennis US OPEN 2020 : The Japanese of Haitian origin Naomi Osaka qualified for the 2nd round


Haiti – Tennis US OPEN 2020 : The Japanese of Haitian origin Naomi Osaka qualified for the 2nd round

02/09/2020 11:18:54

Monday at Arthur-Ashe Stadium in New York’s “Flushing Meadows”, Naomi Osaka (22) 10th in the world who faced her compatriot Misaki Doi (29 and 81st) qualified for the 2nd round of the US Open 6 -2, 5-7, 6-2, in just over two hours, despite his forfeit in the final of the tournament of the Cincinnati tournament following a strained left thigh.

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At the end of this encounter, Naomi questioned about the injury Naomi declared “I could feel better, but I cannot complain since I won the match […] It has been very little time since that I forfeited for the Cincinnati final. I kicked the ball a bit on Sunday and the leg was going pretty well. It was a little sore, but it was going pretty well. But during the match, it got a little worse. I think I’m missing a bit of recovery time.”

This Tuesday, Naomi will face the Italian Camila Giorgi (28) 30th in the world (WTA ranking) saying of her opponent “[…] I like to play with this type of opponent, who hits every ball. It’s more fun to have someone face to face who also takes charge of the game […] She does everything very quickly and I think it will be very interesting […]”

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