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Face to watch in 2019: Naomi Osaka, tennis Grand Slam winner

Naomi Osaka has proven that she has the mettle to claim a Grand Slam title against the odds and in trying circumstances.
Naomi Osaka has proven that she has the mettle to claim a Grand Slam title against the odds and in trying circumstances.

Naomi Osaka impressed many not just with her raw talent but also with the grace with which she handled her controversial win at the US Open final in September.

She has proven that she has the mettle to claim a Grand Slam title against the odds and in trying circumstances.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 23, 2018, with the headline 'Naomi Osaka, tennis Grand Slam winner'. Print Edition | Subscribe