US Open: Japan’s Naomi Osaka to face Serena Williams in women’s singles final today

In the US Open Tennis, Japan’s Naomi Osaka will face her idol Serena Williams in the women’s singles final today. Osaka beat American Madison Madison Keys 6-2, 6-4 yesterday to reach her first-ever Grand Slam final.
The 20-year-old is the first female Japanese player to reach a Grand Slam singles final.
World number one Rafael Nadal retired from semi-final while trailing Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina 7-6, 6-2. In the Final, Novak Djokovic will meet Potro tomorrow.
Nadal, who had never before retired from a US Open match, showed signs of distress almost from the start as he limped noticeably after a gruelling 69-minute opening set.
It was the second time this year that the world number one has retired from a slam as he also quit during his quarter-final against Marin Cilic at the Australian Open in January.

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