Naomi Osaka battled back from a set down against Victoria Azarenka to lift her second US Open title in three years with a 1-6 6-3 6-3 victory. Without fans at the scene, the Japanese did not let the unusual circumstances distract her as she produced an battling performance to victory.
Naomi, 22-year-old Japanese star is already the highest-earning female athlete in the world, adds another £2.3million in prize money to her fortune while she becomes the first Asian player to win three major titles to outdo his Asian sibling, the Chinese trailblazer Li Na. She has been a vocal advocate for Black Lives Matter, wearing facemasks during this tournament bearing the names of black victims. Naomi is to emulate by many female upcoming tennis players.
Source: Sky Sports