Entertainment : Serena Williams to attend Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka match, looks to the future

Leisure : Serena Williams to attend Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka match, seems to the longer term

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Serena Williams (R) of the US comforts Naomi Osaka (L) of Japan after Osaka gained the Girls’s Singles finals match on Day 13 of the 2018 US Open on the USTA Billie Jean King Nationwide Tennis Middle on September 8, 2018 within the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York Metropolis. (Photograph by Chris Trotman/Getty Photos for USTA)

Tennis queen Serena Williams will go from the court docket to court-side, as she prepares to sit at Saturday’s U.S. Open to observe Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka go face to face within the marquee match.

Williams, who beat out Karolina Muchova Friday night time, stated the match between 21-year-old Osaka and 15-year-old Gauff is the “future of girls’s tennis.”

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“I undoubtedly assume it’s the way forward for ladies’s tennis. I’m actually excited to only be a fan lady and sort of watch,” Williams, 37, stated Friday in a post-game interview.

Osaka defeated Williams within the 2018 U.S. Open remaining for her first profession Grand Slam title. Williams additionally opened up about her ideas on Saturday’s U.S. open between the up-and-coming, Black tennis phenoms.

“I believe it’s tremendous thrilling tennis. Coco is clearly a lot, a lot youthful than Naomi, if you happen to might say that, as a result of Naomi is extremely younger [too]. However it’s stunning to say that Coco is about six years youthful,” Williams stated in an interview, in keeping with the New York Submit.

She continued, “I believe she’s actually fairly cool. I really like her pleasure on the court docket. I don’t know what everybody else thinks. I can solely inform you what I believe. I’m a giant fan of hers. I’ve stated that since Day One. I really like her mother and father. I believe she has a very good household, and I believe it begins there. It makes for a fantastic athlete and a fantastic individual. I believe anybody at 15 enjoying like that, persons are going to be drawn to them. I believe that’s fairly superior.”

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Williams on Sunday is about to face Petra Martic within the fourth spherical. The tennis icon and mom of 1 is now 4 wins away from making historical past and snagging her 24th profession Grand Slam title.

Good luck to all the women on this weekend matches. #BlackGirlMagic

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