Naomi Osaka She added a second Australian Open title to her two US Open crowns on Saturday, saying she “lives in the moment” rather than setting ambitious goals for further Grand Slam glory. Said.
Japan’s third seed overwhelmed American Jennifer Brady 6-4 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena and is now among the celebrities such as Kim Clijsters and Arantxa Sanchez Vicario.
Her career is still budding at the age of 23, so it is expected that more major trophies will follow, especially in the following cases: Osaka You can change the shape of her hard coat into clay and grass.
“Now I’m going with five people,” she told reporters after winning her 21st finish in a row.
“I like to shoot things that aren’t the big picture. For me, I like to live at that moment.
“But I don’t want to put pressure on myself with pressure and expectations. I know the people I’m playing against are the best players in the world, and my time is in another Grand Slam If you come to win, it will come.
Osaka He joined Roger Federer and Monica Seles as players and won all four of the first Grand Slam finals.
She said her big match qualifications may have come from her childhood when she felt more motivated to win in front of a rare audience.
“I didn’t play tournaments a lot when I was a kid, so I wanted to take this opportunity whenever someone was looking at me, and I think it was more fun,” she said. It was.
“So I may have wanted a crowd and wanted to play in front of more people.
“But it also wants to be you, with lots of Grand Slams growing up, watching the crowds, watching Arthur Ashe Stadium, watching Australia and Rod Laver, playing in front of people. I think it’s because I thought. I know, someone who has a trophy. “
There was a nearly two-year waiting period between the first and second braces of the Grand Slam titles at Flushing Meadows and Melbourne Park. Osaka I had a hard time dealing with her position in the game.
She said she is now much more self-aware.
“I think what I’ve learned in and out of court is okay if I’m not sure about myself,” she added. “I feel like I’ve always been forced to strengthen myself.
“The biggest thing I want to achieve is that this may sound really strange, but I hope I play long enough to play the girl who once said she was her favorite player or something. I will. “
(Report by Ian Ransom, edited by Ken Ferris)