Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady to win second Australian Open title

  • Straight-sets success secures fourth major tennis crown
  • Japanese player prevails 6-4, 6-3 at Melbourne Park

Naomi Osaka overpowered Jennifer Brady to win the Australian Open for a second time, racing to a 6-4, 6-3 victory against the 22nd seed at Melbourne Park.

The world No 1 was not at her scintillating best in tricky conditions, but strong hitting was enough to win a crucial break at 5-4 in the first set as Brady struggled with her ball toss.

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