Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win 2021 Australian Open (video)
Naomi Osaka beat Jennifer Brady to win the 2021 Australian Open in the early hours of Saturday, February 20th.
The Japanese faced off against American in a repeat of the 2020 US Open.
Osaka won the first set 6-4 and the second set 6-3 to win the title.
It was her fourth Grand Slam and her seventh professional title.
Speaking after the victory, Osaka said, “Hopefully I play long enough to play a girl that said I was once her favourite player.”
“You don’t go into a final wanting to be the runner up.”
Superstition or luck? 🤔
— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) February 20, 2021