Home Sports Tennis US Open: second coronation for Osaka, between tennis and politics

US Open: second coronation for Osaka, between tennis and politics

Two years after her first coronation in a controversial final against Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka won her second US Open on Sunday, beating Victoria Azarenka (1-6, 6-3, 6-3). At 22, the Japanese pocketed her third Grand Slam title after a very political tournament.

A nice symbol to receive her trophy on the Arthur-Ashe court, for a player who has played the standard-bearers of the fight against racism on the tennis courts. This Sunday, Naomi Osaka won the US Open for the second time in her career, beating Victoria Azarenka (1-6, 6-3, 6-3).

A great fear in the first set

Two years after her first coronation, at the end of a final against Serena Williams marked by the anger of the American against refereeing, the Japanese won her third Grand Slam title. Having experienced a great fright, seeing the Belarusian ship the first set based on her 13 unforced errors.

But the 22-year-old, who will climb back to third place in the world on Monday, has found the resources to recover her late break at the start of the second set. Before taking full control.

His messages against police violence

After his boycott in Cincinnati, in the wake of the movement launched by the Bucks in the NBA, Naomi Osaka had decided to resume. Then to come to the US Open by taking advantage of this exhibition to convey messages.

Far from the controversies over the organization of the tournament against the backdrop of the health crisis, the Japanese entered the court every day with a different mask: for each match, an embroidered name, that of a victim of police violence in the United States. This Saturday, it was Tamir Rice, a young boy of 12, killed in 2014 in Cleveland by a white policeman. “We needed this kind of leader,” noted AlizĂ© Cornet recently. Leader and champion.

Related news

It’s beautiful Roland at night

For the first time, twelve are running its enlightened in the fortnight of Roland-Garros and that changes a lot of things. ...

Roland-Garros: Pair defends the level of French players

After his elimination on Wednesday in the first round of Roland Garros, Benoit Paire stepped up to defend his compatriots, disappointing this season. ...

Roland-Garros: the clearing Garcia, first French qualified in the 3rd round

French number 2 Caroline Garcia qualified this Wednesday evening for the third round of Roland Garros, dismissing Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in straight sets (7-5,...

Trending

Real Madrid: possible Zidane departure does not affect MbappĂ©’s plan

In recent hours, rumors have come from Spain that Zinedine Zidane is already in the hot seat after two consecutive losses against Cadiz and...

Man City: Sergio AgĂŒero injured and absent against OM?

Opposed to West Ham as part of the 6th day of the Premier League, Manchester City could not do better than a draw (1-1)....

Google Chat will replace Hangouts for all users in 2021

Hangouts instant messaging, built into Gmail, will be phased out into a free version of Google Chat for all users by next year. Last...

The good plan to watch the next PSG matches and the...

The times we are living in are difficult. With a curfew imposed at 9 p.m. on the vast majority of French people,...

Erdogan says Macron ‘needs therapy’ for treatment of Muslims

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Image: Adem Altan / AFP The President of Tuquia, Recep Tayyip...

Mwalimu Rachel denies claims that she deleted Majirani’s song ‘Chepukati’

NRG Radio host Mwalimu Rachel has completely denied accusations made by gengetone rapper Majirani, saying that she deleted his banger Chepukati from Youtube. The radio...
Loading...