The hope that Naomi Osaka will be the first Japanese player to win the Olympic gold medal, boosted by a dominant straight set, beat Swiss Victoriya Goluvic to reach the final 16.
- Naomi Osaka made a light work for Viktorija Goluvic in Switzerland in the second round
- Japanese poster girls competed for early leads and finished 6-3, 6-2 wins
- Osaka aims to be Japan’s first tennis player to win the Olympic gold medal
Naomi OsakaBidding for gold at the Tokyo Olympics is getting stronger day by day as she cruises to the third round after defeating Viktorija Goluvic.
Her Swiss opponent can hardly negate the incoming serve, and Osaka, who is bidding to become the first Japanese player to win the Olympic gold medal, is ruthless in her execution. did.
The 23-year-old took a 6-3 lead in the first set and didn’t seem to have a problem in the vacant center court and took the second decisive set 6-2. ..
Naomi Osaka wins the third round of women’s singles with a straight set.
Osaka dominated Viktorija Goluvic in Switzerland and was ruthless with executions 6-3 and 6-2
Osaka scored a key break in the first set of the eighth game, leading 5-3, immediately saving a break point and then claiming the opening set.
She seemed almost in a hurry when she took the 4-0 lead in Set 2.
Goluvic managed to get back, but he couldn’t bother Osaka’s serve as he won in 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Osaka will face Czech ace Marka Vendrusova or Romanian Mihaela Buzalnesk in the last 16 years.
A Japanese star said he felt refreshed and happy after winning his first match against Zheng Saisai in eight weeks on Sunday and leaving the court for mental health reasons.
Osaka is an aggressive baseline and Goluvic could do little to rest in this match
There were some signs of rust, but after world No. 1 and Wimbledon champion Ashleigh Barty suffered a shocking defeat in the first round, gold’s favorite Osaka was very much on Monday’s victory over Gorvic. It was sharp.
Osaka’s decision to work on the media after defeating Sai Sai marked the end of the media boycott she saw withdrawing from the French Open and Wimbledon.
“To me, to be honest, I don’t feel that strange about it,” she said, ending her media silence on Sunday.
“It may seem strange to you, but I don’t know. I’m glad you asked, but I was more focused on tennis than anything else.
“I think I’m a little out of shape now.”
Elsewhere, Spain’s two-time Grand Slam champion Garbinem Gruza continued to win the gold medal, beating Wanchan 6-3 6-0 in 61 minutes.
French Open runner-up Anastasia Pavlychenkova was even faster, taking only 54 minutes to defeat Anna Lena Freesam 6-16-1.
The 23-year-old chose to end the media boycott at the Tokyo Olympics, which she speaks on television.
Tokyo Olympics: Naomi Osaka creates a light work by Viktorija Goluvic in the second round
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