Australian Open: Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams’ record grand slam bid in semi-final wipeout

//Australian Open: Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams’ record grand slam bid in semi-final wipeout

Australian Open: Naomi Osaka ends Serena Williams’ record grand slam bid in semi-final wipeout

Naomi Osaka emphatically ended Serena Williams’ latest bid for a record-equalling 24th grand slam crown with a straight-sets demolition in the Australian Open semi-finals on Thursday.The Japanese third seed swept past the American veteran 6-3, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena in front of thousands of fans allowed back in after Melbourne lifted a snap five-day lockdown.Osaka, 23, will face American Jennifer Brady, who beat Czech Karolina Muchova in the other semi-final, on Saturday for a fourth slam title…

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