Fourth racket of the world, Japanese Naomi Osaka, beat the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina, who occupies the seventh line of the WTA rating, with a score of 6/4, 6/1 in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
The match lasted 1 hour and 12 minutes. During this time, the 21-year-old Osaka completed eight aces, never made a mistake when serving and sold five break points, while the 24-year-old Svitolina once let through, made three double mistakes and made two breaks.
Now the score in personal meetings became 3: 3. The next rival of Osaka in Melbourne will be Czech Karolina Pliskova.