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US Open: Osaka 'can be first Japanese world number one'

New US Open champion Naomi Osaka can become Japan’s first world number one, says Japanese former Grand Slam semi-finalist Kimiko Date.The 20-year-old’s straight-sets win on Saturday was overshadowed by Serena Williams‘ outbursts at the umpire.

US Open 2018: Defending champion Sloane knocked out by Sevastova

Defending champion Sloane Stephens has been knocked out of the US Open in the quarter-finals after defeat by 19th seed Anastasija Sevastova.The American third seed seemed to struggle physically in high temperatures in New York, with the extreme heat policy again in place.

US Open 2018: Serena 'desire has not gone down'

Serena Williams says her motivation to win major trophies remains as high as ever in motherhood after reaching the US Open quarter-finals. Williams, whose daughter Olympia turned one on Saturday, is aiming to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in New York.

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