Novak, Naomi, other things we learned at Australian Open

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/01/28
By: HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Tennis Writer,Associated Press

Japan’s Naomi Osaka poses with her trophy the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup at Melbourne’s Brighton Beach following her win over Petra Kvitova of the Cz

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The way things went at the Australian Open didn’t exactly teach the world that Novak Djokovic is the best there is in men’s tennis right now. Certainly confirmed it, though.

And while those within the game knew all about Naomi Osaka, she made sure her talent is more obvious to more people.

Djokovic, a 31-year-old already ranked No. 1, now has won the past three men’s Grand Slam titles. Osaka, who earned her debut at No. 1 at age 21, has won the last two women’s trophies at majors.

When it’s time for the next Grand Slam tournament — the French Open, four months from now — all eyes should be on them.    [FULL  STORY]

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