Reigning champion Naomi Osaka (centre) of Japan with team staff at a training session before the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: Handout
Reigning champion Naomi Osaka (centre) of Japan with team staff at a training session before the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: Handout
Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka: Australian Open champ is back and ‘has really stepped up’, coach Yutaka Nakamura says

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Reigning champion Naomi Osaka (centre) of Japan with team staff at a training session before the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: Handout
Reigning champion Naomi Osaka (centre) of Japan with team staff at a training session before the Australian Open in Melbourne. Photo: Handout
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