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World No.1 Naomi Osaka makes shock French Open exit

Naomi Osaka's winning grand slam run came to an end with a straight-sets defeat by Katerina Siniakova in the third round of the French Open.

The world No.1 had won 16 consecutive slam matches, taking in titles at the US Open and Australian Open and two victories in Paris.

Japan's Naomi Osaka gets up after slipping during her third round match of the French Open.

Japan's Naomi Osaka gets up after slipping during her third round match of the French Open.Credit:AP

But she had been living extremely dangerously and against Czech Siniakova, the world doubles No.1 and ranked 42 in singles, she could not find a way back, going down 6-4 6-2.

Osaka had lost her opening set against Anna Karolina Schmiedlova and Victoria Azarenka and the pattern continued on Saturday, with Siniakova breaking to lead 5-4 having saved seven breakRead More – Source

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