Tennis: Osaka beats Ukrainian teen to reach U.S. Open 4th round
Tennis: Osaka beats Ukrainian teen to reach U.S. Open 4th round

World No. 9 Naomi Osaka survived a scare against Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk, ranked No. 137 in the world, winning 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-2 to progress to the round of 16 of the U.S. Open on Friday.The three-set match lasted two hours and 33 minutes due in part to two medical timeouts from Kostyuk, who pushed Osaka to the limit and showed no mercy to the two-time Grand Slam winner, who is carrying a hamstring injury.Osaka wore heavy strapping on the left hamstring she injured at last week’s Western and Southern Open while she wore a mask bearing the name of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man who was shot…

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