Kristina Mladenovic put under pressure on her service by the shots of Naomi commented

Haiti News Tennis: Naomi Osaka takes revenge on Kristina Mladenovic at the tournament of Indian Wells

Saturday evening in the 2nd round of the tournament of Indian Wells in California, the Haitian-Japanese Naomi Osaka (21 years), number 1 world, after its early elimination in the second round of the tournament in Dubai on February 19, against the French Kristina Mladenovic [6-3, 6-3] has taken her revenge in a nice win facing 25-year-old French= Mladenovic, 65th in fashion, winning in 2 sets [6-3, 6-4] and 1h21 of games, with 3 aces, 3 break points and 9 service games won.

At the end of the match Naomi said "I was nervous, because this is the first time I have entered a tournament by being the defending champion [...] the last time I faced Kristina, I had lost, I knew it was dangerous and I especially tried to stay well involved in my match "

Kristina Mladenovic put under pressure on her service by the shots of Naomi commented "The level of play was better than in Dubai and what made the difference is that she has served extremely well [...] I have push to the maximum of what I could [...] But I am satisfied with my level of play against the world number one, who made her match. There is something positive to be done."

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With this victory, Naomi is ideally starting her quest for a double in California (she won the Indian Wells tournament in 2018) and qualifies for the third round where she will face American 25-year-old Danielle Rose Collins (25th in the world), she had crushed in October in Beijing [6-1, 6-0].