Naomi Osaka dominates Serena Williams to advance to the #AusOpen final in clash of titans dubbed the future and the past encounter ending Williams’ hopes of a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title
“Just to be on the court playing against her, for me is a dream.” Naomi Osaka said shortly after she trounced her.
At her post-match press conference, Williams, who was playing in her 40th Grand Slam semifinal, cited her errors — 18 forced, 24 unforced — as the turning point.
“The difference today was errors,” she said. “I made so many errors today, so, honestly, it was opportunities where I could have won. I could have been up 5-Love. I just made so many errors.”