Tennis – WTA Finals: Sloane Stephens Wins Over Naomi Osaka

Sloane Stephens

American Sloane Stephens created a prevailing final set to beat US Open victor Naomi Osaka at the WTA Finals.

The match exchanged a few breaks of serve in the primary set however Stephens, edged it 7-5 of every 52 minutes.

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Osaka, 21, finished off a 55-minute second set 6-4.

Japan’s Osaka had a break point at 1-0 in the decider, yet neglected to convert it when Stephens seemed to double fault, and her adversary flooded to a 7-5 4 6-1 win.

Osaka’s serve abandoned her in the last set as she was broken 3 times.

In the whole match she created 46 unforced mistakes, contrasted and 31 from Stephens – Osaka’s quick forerunner as US Open victor.

The occasion includes the main eight players this year, split into two gatherings of four.

The main two players from each round-robin gathering will advance to the semi-finals, with the the final being held on 28 October.

Germany’s Angelique Kerber goes up against Dutch player Kiki Bertens later on Monday.

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