Naomi Osaka: “It would be cool to be a kind of robot Superman”

Naomi Osaka: "It would be cool to be a kind of robot Superman"

The US Open kicks off next August 30 and some of the tennis players who will participate have spoken. Naomi osaka was one of them. The Japanese, who already won in the last edition of the American tournament, is very happy to return: “Every time I come back here, fond memories come back to me”. “I really love New York and I hope to stay the full two weeks,” Osaka said. The Japanese does not arrive at her best moment, she fell in the second round of the Olympic Games against Vondrousova, and in the Cincinnat Tournamenti, failed to reach the quarterfinals.

“Honestly, I know I’m not at my best. I did not analyze the game of the girl who eliminated me in Cincinnati (Teichmann), so I had no information about her game, “he said. Osaka will start his participation in the US Open against the Czech Marie Bouzkova. “The first few rounds always make me a little nervous. We’ll see this time, I guess I’ll find out on the track,” he said. When asked if she was able to disconnect from her private life when jumping on the track, Osaka replied: “I’m that type of person who is unable to disconnect. I focus on everything at the same time. It would be cool to be a kind of robot Superman.”.

The australian Ashleigh barty He will also participate as seed. The Australian will face off in the first round with Russia’s Zvonareva, number 101 in the WTA ranking. Barty arrives at the US Open after being proclaimed champion of the Cincinnati Tournament. “Cincinnati last week, it was probably the first time we had crowds of people this close on the court. It was really cool.” “I’m going to enjoy my tennis, go out and play freely. I am very clear, tactically speaking, how I want to play in New York, “said the Australian.

Also spoke Sabalenka, who referred raved about Barty’s praise. “What you are doing is incredible. He is playing very well. His game is really tough“said the Belarusian.” The US Open is a special tournament for me. I feel different here, like at home. I enjoy people, who support me a lot. I’m looking forward to the first game“, he finished.

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