Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open women's title

Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open women's title Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open women's title

Naomi Osaka defeated world No. 24 Jennifer Brady in straight sets on Saturday to lift the 2021 Australian Open women's title.

Osaka opened the match with a service win however the first set proved to be a tough one with Brady breaking back after Naomi Osaka broke her to take a 3-1 lead. Osaka double faulted at deuce to hand the break to Brady. Osaka trailed behind 15-40 but was finally able to break Brady's serve and claim the first set 6-4. 

The second set was the polar opposite, with Osaka taking charge in the beginning, breaking Brady's serve twice to lead 4-0. Brady then broke Osaka to bring the lead down to 4-1, then held her own to trail at 4-2. Both players then held serve to bring the game to 5-3 when Osaka finally won the set and the match with a serving game at love. 

Naomi Osaka came into the tournament as the world No. 3, but may now land at the No. 1 spot after defeating Serena Williams and claiming the grand slam. 

This is Osaka's fourth grand slam win.

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