New York, September 8
Naomi Osaka’s sharp serving and superior return sport helped her previous American Shelby Rogers 6-Three 6-Four and into the semi-finals of the US Open on Tuesday because the Japanese continues her quest for a second title at Flushing Meadows.
Osaka broke at like to take a 5-Three lead within the first set the place Rogers hit 16 unforced errors to Osaka’s 5 and held serve to assert the set.
Osaka broke once more early within the second set for a 2-1 lead and gained the match when Rogers dumped a forehand into the web on match level for her 28th unforced error.
Despite the loss Rogers will maintain her head excessive after the 27-year-old saved 4 match factors to defeat Petra Kvitova to achieve her first US Open quarter-final.
Next up for Osaka is in-form American Jennifer Brady, who beat Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in straight units earlier within the day. Reuters