When everything looked lost, Naomi started to swing freely again to stage an incredible comeback before winning the match after 2 hours and 18 minutes.
Thinking logically is key. NAOMI OSAKA
After the match, Naomi explained how she managed to stage such an incredible come back to say
“I feel like I try not to panic anymore because that takes up more energy and I don’t really have that much energy to spare.
I just try to think logically and see how I can solve the problem.”
Talking about her training on clay, the world no.1 added
“It means a lot I think, especially since it’s clay. I spent a really long time after Miami just training on clay, trying to get comfortable with it, and I’m really happy that that paid off.”
Naomi will fae Anett Kontaveit in the semifinal in Stuttgart. The head to head is 2-0 for the Japanese that has never conceded a set to Anett so far.
Press conference with Naomi Osaka 大坂なおみ after reaching the semifinals of the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix. 🎙
Posted by Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on Friday, April 26, 2019