No. 1 Osaka ousted in third round, ending streak

Naomi Osaka’s luck finally ran out at the French Open.

Naomi Osaka
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The top-seeded Japanese star had won her last 16 Grand Slam matches — a streak that included titles at the US Open and Australian Open — before falling 6-4, 6-2 to Katerina Siniakova in the third round in Paris on Saturday.
The current world No. 1 singles player, Osaka’s first two matches at Roland Garros both went three sets, but she was unable to stage a rally against her Czech foe.
Osaka finished with 38 unforced errors (compared to 13 for Siniakova) in the one-hour, 17-minute loss.
Siniakova, who is ranked No. 1 in doubles, was coming off a grueling three-set match of her own, having defeated 29th-seeded Maria Sakkari of Greece 7-6 (5), 6-7 (8), 6-3 on Thursday.
Siniakova next faces No. 14 seed Madison Keys, who beat Russia’s Anna Blinkova 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-4.
–Field Level Media (@FieldLevelMedia)

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