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Serena Williams beaten again, this time by 20-year-old Japanese player Naomi Osaka




Serena might not be having the best of times since returning to court, after the birth of her child Alexis Olympia Ohanian jnr. The tennis superstar lost another match to 20-year-old Japanese player Naomi Osaka   in straight sets, 6-3 6-2 at the 2017 Miami Open held at the Tennis Centre in Crandon  Park, on Wednesday.



An excited Naomi who calls the 37-year-old her idol said:

"No, I was extremely nervous coming on to the court. I don’t know if anybody knows this, but Serena’s my favorite players. Just playing against her is kind of like a dream for me, so I’m very grateful that I was able to play her and it’s even better that I was able to win. I’m not really sure. I just kind of wanted to impress her, and I just wanted to make her say, ‘Come on!’ one time, and I think she did, so I’m really happy about that."
Williams, after the match, graciously shook Osaka's hand but didn't say a word to the press. She however released a statement later. 
Every tournament is an opportunity for me to better understand the areas I need to improve to be my best. Naomi played a great match and I learn something each time I play. I look forward to continuing my return by progressing every day. I'm so grateful for my fans who continue to support me every step of this incredible journey.''
 She also took to Instagram to post an optimistic message.
4 months ago I could not walk to my mailbox... but I will keep going forward and I'll get there. #StrongSure#WhatIsYourS
Serena had been away for 13 months, during which she had baby, then got married.

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