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Naomi Osaka Emerges Victorious From Next-Generation Duel at U.S. Open

Sep 03, 2018 - The New York Times

Naomi Osaka’s noisy morning strolls around New York are on the verge of getting quite a bit noisier.

She is a crossover figure to begin with because of her dual Japanese and Haitian heritage and deep American connections. But she is on her way to reaching a much wider public because of her ability to smack a tennis ball with Williamsesque authority.

It served her well again on Monday at the United States Open, where Osaka fought through a next-generation duel with Aryna Sabalenka i...