Naomi Osaka of Japan smiles during a post-match on-court interview after defeating Lesia Tsurenko at the US Open. Photo: EPA

Japanese trailblazer Naomi Osaka happy to shine spotlight on ‘big kid’ Kei Nishikori as both reach US Open semi-finals

Pair make history as sport’s new poster girl becomes first Japanese woman in 22 years to reach slam semi after defeating Lesia Tsurenko

Topic |   US Open (tennis)

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Naomi Osaka of Japan smiles during a post-match on-court interview after defeating Lesia Tsurenko at the US Open. Photo: EPA
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