Osaka wins first match in Pan Pacific Open
By Abhishek Chauhan
September 19, 2022
Naomi Osaka, playing her first match since the U.S. Open, advanced to the second round
of the Pan Pacific Open when Australia’s Daria Saville retired with a knee injury
Osaka have won the tournament in 2019 before COVID-19 shut down the tournament for two years.
Osaka, who was 1-0 up when Saville withdrew, had lost the first match in her previous three tournaments,
including the U.S. Open last month, although she reached the final of the Miami Open in April.
“I feel really bad right now because of how it ended,” the Japanese player told the fans
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