Last Updated on March 10, 2019
Japanese Naomi Osaka commented on her victory over Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic in Indian Wells.
“I have never defended the title in the tournament before. For me, this is a new experience, so I was very worried. I am glad that I won. During our last meeting with Mladenovic, she was stronger, so this result can be considered progress. I knew that she was strong, so I tried harder to start on the court. I think I succeeded. During the match in the stands there were three children. They started dancing every time the music turned on. That was very nice. And some guy said: “It’s cold here, I want to go home. Finish quickly, please.” Thanks to him, “the WTA press service quoted Osaka as saying.