The organization of the Australian Open 2021 has long been troubled because of the global COVID-19 pandemic that has plagued the world. In the state of Victoria there have been many protests, related to direct flights to Australia, which have brought new positives to the country and a lot of controversy.
Controversy also for the different quarantine between top-players and other tennis players, in Adelaide and Melbourne. But now it's time to play, now it's time to rewrite history. Meanwhile players are playing tournaments in preparation for the Australian Slam: the ATP Cup, the ATP Great Ocean Road Open, the ATP Murray River Open, the WTA Gippsland Trophy and the WTA Yarra Valley Classic, all in Melbourne.
Naomi Osaka reached the semifinals of the Gippsland Trophy by beating in straight sets the Romanian Irina Begu with the final score of 7-5 6-1. Below the highlights of the match.
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Naomi Osaka looks beautiful on the crowd at the US Open stands!