Naomi Osaka Wins US Open Womens Title

Naomi Osaka has become the first Japanese person to win a Grand Slam title with a straight sets victory over Serena Williams. The 20th seed Osaka won the match 6-2 6-4 after an angry Williams accused the umpire of being a “thief” in some dramatic scenes ever seen in a Grand Slam final. Williams was aiming to equal Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles will have to wait until the Australian Open at the start of 2019. There was good new for the Brits as Jamie Murray and American partner Bethanie Mattek – Sands won the US Open mixed doubles title by beating Alicja Rosolska and Nikola Mektic in the final 2-6 6-3 11-9.

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