Naomi Osaka got out of jail against the fierce competitor that is Garbine Muguruza of Spain. She looked sluggish in the first set missing the target with multiple attempts at a winner. Muguruza deservedly winning it 6-4. Garbine continued her good form into the second breaking Naomi early to race to a 2-0 lead. However Garbine let her into the match reversing the roles from the first set with the Japanese.
Two breaks of serve saw Osaka winning the set 6-4. She had her back to the wall at 5-3 but she won the big points especially on break point , forehand winner to the top left corner. She rallied to win 3 straight games for 6-5. Muguruza’s sloppy service game handing the victory to the Japanese. Third set going to her 7-5.