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Tough Day For Naomi Osaka At Olympics Tennis Tournament

Naomi Osaka was defeated 6-1, 6-4 by Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic in the third round of the Olympic tennis competition.


When playing Osaka for the first time, Vondrousova came out firing on all cylinders and swiftly raced out to a 4-0 lead in the first set, leaving Osaka with little time to catch her breath.


The World Number Osaka battled with her typically consistent and reliable drop shots, whereas the Marketa delivered a succession of drop-shot wins and other clever shots that pushed her competitor from the safe zone.


Following her mental health vacation, Osaka, who lit the Olympic cauldron in Friday's opening ceremony, won her first two matches in straight sets. On Tuesday, though, the weather was different, with the roof closed since it was raining outside.


Osaka admitted that the strain of the moment got to her, but that it wasn't a justification for the defeat.

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