Maria Sakkari into Miami Open semi final after crushing Naomi Osaka

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In just 1 hour and 9 minutes, Greek tennis player, Maria Sakkari, crushed her Japanese opponent, Naomi Osaka, 2-0 sets in the quarter final of the Miami Open.

Sakkari won the first set 6-0 over Osaka in a little over 20 minutes, after playing a decisive and aggressive game.

In the second set, Osaka came in determined to win and managed to lead with 3-0. But Sakkari had the last word.

With fighting spirit, she managed to turn the situation around, matching Osaka at 4-4, until she took the next two games and cruised through to the Miami Open semi final at 6-0, 6-4.

Sakkari’s win means Osaka’s 23-match winning streak is over.

In the semifinals, the Greek champion will face the winner of the last quarterfinal, between Bianca Andreescu and Sara Sorribes Tormo.

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