Tennis: Osaka loses in Western & Southern Open 3rd round


Japan's Naomi Osaka was knocked out in the third round of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, beaten 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 by Jil Teichmann of Switzerland. In her first tournament since making a third-round exit at the Tokyo Olympics, Osaka failed to progress to the final eight at the U.S. Open warm-up event played in Cincinnati. Osaka is aiming to defend her title at the year's final Grand Slam starting Aug. 30 in New York. Osaka came from behind to beat Cori Gauff of the United States in the second round on Wednesday and the world No. 2 had a comfortable first set against Teichmann before thing...

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