Women’s tennis suffered another shock during the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. It is that after the elimination of Ashleigh Barty (1st) at the hands of Sara Sorribes, now that of Naomi Osaka (2nd) against Marketa Vondrousova (42nd).
The second seed of the tournament and the top favorite after the elimination of the world number one could not advance from the second round and fell surprisingly before the Czech. Vondrousova, who only has one degree in his career at 22 years old, defeated the Japanese with a resounding 6-1 and 6-4.
The european, who had just completed the second round at Wimbledon and arrived in Tokyo with a 14-12 record during 2021, se will face the winner of the duel between Nadia Podoroska and Paula Badosa.