Naomi Osaka semakin hampir untuk menjulang gelaran Terbuka AS yang kedua selepas mara ke separuh akhir selepas mengatasi Shelby Rogers.
Osaka -– juara 2018 dan bekas pemain nombor satu -- cemerlang mengatasi Rogers 6-3, 6-4 di Flushing Meadows awal pagi tadi.
Juara grand slam dua kali, Osaka sebelum tewas tiga kali berdepan Rogers menjelang aksi suku akhir tetapi pilihan keempat itu menamatkan kemarau sekaligus melangkah ke separuh akhir.
Osaka selepas ini bakal berdepan Jennifer Brady dalam pertemuan merebut tempat ke final.
Wed Sep 09 2020
Tokyo Olympics: Daily Diary
Athletics is up and running at Tokyo 2020. Stats Perform's journalist in Tokyo brings you a behind-the-scenes glimpse of Friday's action.
Tokyo Olympics: Aaron, Wooi Yik to fight for men's doubles bronze
Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik will play in the men's doubles bronze medal match at the 2020 Olympic Games after losing to China's Li Jun Hui-Liu Yu Chen 22-24, 12-21 in the semi-finals on Friday.
Tokyo Olympics: Zverev sorry for sinking Djokovic Golden Slam hopes but says, 'You can't have everything'
Novak Djokovic came to Tokyo in pursuit of the fourth leg of a calendar Grand Slam, but the best he can manage in singles is a bronze medal.
Tokyo Olympics: McIlroy suggests mentality shift was needed after dismal Open Championship
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Rashford could miss first three months of season after opting to have shoulder surgery
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Tokyo Olympics: Schauffele surges to the front as Matsuyama and McIlroy make their moves
It remains all to play for in the men's golf after two rounds with Xander Schauffele hitting the front at Tokyo 2020.
Tour de France champion Pogacar signs with UAE Team Emirates to 2027
UAE Team Emirates have tied down back-to-back Tour de France champion Tadej Pogacar for another six years.
Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic stunned by Zverev as Golden Slam hopes collapse
Novak Djokovic was beaten by Alexander Zverev in a dramatic semi-final at the Olympics, with the red-hot favourite left to play for bronze.