The Latest: Osaka beats local hope Barty at Australian Open

Naomi Osaka clinched her match with an ace, beating local hope Ashleigh Barty 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the fourth round at Melbourne Park. The Japanese 20-year-old's win finally marked some success in the third round at a major — she was previously 0 for 5. ( read original story ...)

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Japan’s Naomi Osaka overpowered Ashleigh Barty 6-4 6-2 to reach the fourth round of a grand slam for the first time on Saturday, leaving the host nation without a contender for the Australian Open women’s title. Barty’s quantum ... ( read original story ...)

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Ashleigh Barty is out of the Australian Open after falling victim to the awesome firepower of Japan's Naomi Osaka. Unseeded Osaka crunched 12 aces and 24 clean winners past Barty on Saturday to send Australia's last women's singles hope packing with a ... ( read original story ...)

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