World No 1 Naomi Osaka forcefully claim her first round victory US Open against Anna Blinkova. Naomi who rallied from a sluggish start against Anna Blinkova to claim battling three set victory at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese player ever to win a major, was broken in her opening service game but recovered to win five games in a row to seal the first set.
“I have a lot of really good memories here because I grew up in this area. I don’t think I’ve ever been this nervous in my life,” .I came off really slow and never really found my rhythm. I fought as hard as I could and managed to win.”