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Osaka set to face US Open champ Andreescu

2019-10-03 10:43
Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka (AP)

Beijing - Naomi Osaka set up a potential first meeting with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu after winning the last 10 games to surge into the China Open quarter-finals Thursday.

The two young stars of women's tennis will clash in the last eight in Beijing if the 19-year-old Canadian Andreescu wins her match later on Thursday against qualifier Jennifer Brady.

The 21-year-old Osaka, the reigning Australian Open champion, barrelled into the quarters with a convincing 6-4, 6-0 victory over the unseeded American Alison Riske.

The Japanese was broken early in the first set, but then reeled off 10 games in a row in venomous fashion.

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