Naomi had to dig deep in the first set. In fact, the American refused to go away after she was broken as early as in the 3rd game. In fact, Danielle broke back immediately (2-2), but she kept on struggling on her service game and eventually she dropped her serve again in the 9th game (5-4) before losing the opener 6-4.
There was no match in the second set. In fact, after Danielle held her serve in the very beginning, Osaka conquered the following 5 games (5-1) before winning the contest 6-4 6-2 in 82 minutes.
Defending champ moves on!@Naomi_Osaka_ downs Collins, 6-4, 6-2 at the @BNPPARIBASOPEN[email protected] Defending champ moves on!@Naomi_Osaka_ downs Collins, 6-4, 6-2 at the @BNPPARIBASOPEN! pic.twitter.com/mCc3rAL4dP
— WTA (@WTA) March 12, 2019
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