VIDEO: Naomi Osaka’s ‘I love you’ message to Serena Williams
Naomi Osaka’s post-match interviews have become legendary and she once again delivered after reaching the US Open final.
Well, the 20-year-old was back at it after her semi-final at Flushing Meadows on Thursday.
She became the first Japanese woman to reach a Grand Slam final when she beat 2017 finalist Madison Keys in straight sets.
Next up for the world No 19 is Serena Williams, who will be gunning for a record-equalling 24th career major, and she is certainly excited to face the former world No 1.
13 break points saved…How did you do that?
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 7, 2018
She was then asked if she had a message for her mother who was in the stands and she replied: “Mom! I love you. I did it!”
And then this followed…
Naomi Osaka’s message to Serena before they face each other in the US Open final?
“I love you.” 😂😭 pic.twitter.com/B7m8FzJWjm
— espnW (@espnW) September 7, 2018
The two met once before with Osaka beating the more experienced Williams at the Miami Open earlier this year.
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