French Open: Osaka and Anisimova advance to third round

Last Updated: May 30 2019 18:47
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TENNIS- American top seed Naomi Osaka came back from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 to enter the third round of French Open on Thursday.

“I was lucky to have played her twice before. I knew she had been playing well coming into the tournament,” said Osaka.

Osaka is next up against either Greek 29th seed Maria Sakkari or Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic.

The United States’ 17 year old Amanda Anisimova defeated Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka 6-4, 6-2.