Category : SPORTS | Posted on: 2019-01-23
The 21 year old Japanese US Open champion Naomi Osaka, dominated Elina Svitolina to win in straight sets and reach the Australian Open semi-finals. Osaka overpowered Svitolina triumphing 6-4, 6-1 in Melbourne.
Sixth seed Svitolina, who is still to go beyond the quarter-finals at a Grand Slam, received treatment for a neck and shoulder injury during the second set.
Osaka said, “I’m so close and just want to keep going”.
In the semi-finals Osaka will face Karolina Pliskova on Thursday after the Czech player defeated Serena Williams.