PARIS (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka believes she is finally getting to grips with claycourt tennis as she is about to start her first grand slam as the top seed at this year’s French Open.
The world number one from Japan has won the last two majors — the U.S. and Australian Opens — but she has yet to claim a title on the slowest surface.
Player - Bit - Ride - Clay - Years
“Definitely for me I feel like I should be an all-court player. Honestly, it’s been a bit of a ride trying to figure out how to play better on clay throughout these years, but I think this year I have been playing well,” Osaka told reporters ahead of the May 26-June 9 tournament at Roland Garros.
“So I’m really excited to see what happens here.”
Osaka - Semi-finals - Stuttgart - Quarter-finals - Madrid
Osaka reached the semi-finals in Stuttgart and the quarter-finals in Madrid and Rome on the red dirt this season.
Looking to improve her claycourt...
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