Naomi Osaka celebrates Australian Open win
By Abiodun Ogundairo
22 February 2021 | 7:00 am
Japan's Naomi Osaka celebrates her two set win against America's Jennifer Brady on Saturday, her fourth Grand Slam win. Osaka says she is setting her sights on the Tokyo Olympics after the win. "It would be my first Olympics and for it to be in Tokyo, of course it would be a dream," says the 23-year-old.
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