On the hard-courts of the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Flushing Meadows, New York), the matches of the highly anticipated US Open 2021 are being played, the last Grand Slam of the season, during which there will be the absences of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.
In the 3rd round of the women’s singles, Naomi Osaka falls again, incredibly, against the less predictable opponent. The young Japanese star, who is going through a really dark period in her career, 7-5 6-7 4-6, hoping for the impossible despite an initial set of advantage and the tie-break of the second set. In the press conference Osaka said that now she needs a break from tennis, to recover the psychophysical energies of the last troubled months.
In the other matches, wins came Daniil Medvedev, Barbora Krejcikova, Garbine Muguruza, Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep. The young Carlos Alcaraz defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas.