Naomi Osaka
Naomi Osaka

Japan’s Naomi Osaka traveled into the third round of the Tokyo Olympics ladies’ singles with a 65-minute triumph over Viktorija Golubic.

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Second seed Osaka, the top pick for the gold decoration following Ashleigh Barty’s first-round leave, beat the Swiss 6-3 6-2.

She will confront Marketa Vondrousova, who beat Mihaela Buzarnescu 6-1 6-2, for a quarter-last spot.

Novak Djokovic beat Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien 6-2 6-2.

Serb Djokovic required just 61 minutes to set up a second-round gathering with Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff.

Incredible Britain’s Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski were taken out of the men’s copies in the second round, losing 6-3 6-4 to Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Ben McLachlan.

Osaka required an eight-week break before the Games to ensure her psychological well-being.

She portrayed making her rebound in the Olympics just like an “fascinating” experience.

“The banner is close to my name regardless competition I play, however I feel like the size of this is a lot greater,” she revealed to American TV.

“It’s something I’ve been sitting tight for a very long time.”

There were additionally expedient triumphs for Garbine Muguruza and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Spain’s double cross Grand Slam champion Muguruza saw off China’s Wang Qiang 6-3 6-0 out of 61 minutes.

French Open second place Pavlyuchenkova, addressing the Russian Olympic Committee, required just 54 minutes to beat Germany’s Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-1 6-1.

Germany’s Alexander Zverev progressed in the men’s singles, beating Colombia’s Daniel Elahi Galan 6-2 6-2.


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