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Japan's Naomi Osaka, the US Open women's singles tennis tournament champion, attends a press conference at a hotel in Yokohama on September 13, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - Martin BUREAU

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has ‘no regrets’ over chaotic US Open final

Japan's Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American's furious row with the chair umpire.
Naomi Osaka . Reuters

Naomi Osaka: No hard feelings over Serena Williams’ US Open tantrums

Japan’s Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American’s furious row with the chair umpire.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Naomi Osaka of Japan poses with the championship trophy after winning the Women's Singles finals match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Julian Finney/Getty Images/AFP

‘Serena was wary’ – Naomi Osaka tipped as Japan’s first world number one

After going from goofball to Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka can follow her historic US Open triumph by becoming Japan's first world number one, predicts Japanese tennis great Kimiko Date.

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