Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams ready for US Open warm-ups


Erena Williams hugs Naomi Osaka after her loss in their Women's Singles Semi-Final match on Day 11 of the Australian Open 2021 at Melbourne Park on February 18, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Erena Williams hugs Naomi Osaka after her loss in their Women’s Singles Semi-Final match on Day 11 of the Australian Open 2021 at Melbourne Park on February 18, 2021 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
Photo: Daniel Pochet (Getty Images)

Four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka is ready to return to the tennis court.

According ESPNthe two-time US Open champion received a wild card for the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic, a tough field warm-up for the New York-based company Grand Slam. The event will take place August 1-7 at the San Jose State University Tennis Center.

Naomi hasn’t played on the WTA Tour since. lose in the first round of Roland-Garros. She skipped Wimbledon with an Achilles wound.

Osaka’s four Grand Slam titles have all been won on hard courts, including two at the Australian Open and two at the US Open. It’s absolutely her best surface, and when she’s in top form, she’s very hard to beat. For her fans, it’s a good sign that she is playing a warm-up for New York. For its competitors, this is not the best news.

Naomi Osaka is one of the most popular athletes in the world. As a die-hard tennis fan, I’m always happy to see her play. But as a Naomi fan, I’m really happy that she’s has found a balance between competitive tennis and his private life.

This year’s US Open is shaping up to be a very interesting tournament, as it was recently announced that Serena Williams would play the National Bank Open in Toronto, yes another US Open warm-up.

The 23-time Grand Slam champion made a memorable return to major competition Wimbledon, where she played an amazing first round match which she ultimately lost. Throughout the match, she moved well and we got glimpses of vintage Serena. His biggest weakness seemed to be his obvious lack of match play. She made some unusual mistakes that could only have stemmed from the lack of competitive playing time. With time to train properly and play a more serious warm-upSerena could look to land 24th in New York.

The 2022 US Open begins on Monday August 29 and is broadcast live on ESPN networks.

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