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