Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka broke the barrier of the quarter finals in Brisbane, defeating Latvian Anastasia Sevastova in three sets – 3/6, 6/0, 6/4. The match lasted 1 hour and 31 minutes. The fifth racket of the world, 21-year-old Naomi, recorded four breaks and 11 aces, making one mistake when serving. 28-year-old Sevastova, who occupies the 11th place in the WTA ranking, took the opponent’s bid twice, made four aces and as many double mistakes. In the personal meetings of athletes established equality – 2: 2. In the semifinals of the Brisbane International tournament, Osaka will fight with the winner of the game of Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko and Estonian Anette Kontaveit.