TennisSection previews the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as Naomi Osaka takes on Marketa Vondrousova in the Round of 16 on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021.
Will Marketa Vondrousova put on a superb performance as she aims to knock out the Gold medal favourite in her home country? Will Naomi Osaka continue to cruise through her matches as she has come back to play after a month off in amazing fashion. Both players can win this match if they are at their best, but only one will make their way to the Quarter-Finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Who will it be?
Marketa Vondrousova put on a dominant display in the second round, beating Mihaela Buzarnescu in straight sets 6-1/6-2 to get herself into the Round of 16. Marketa is definitely a star for the future in the womens division and she has all the aspects of a strong game, big serve, fast forehand, and a good backhand. However, even all of that might not be enough now that she meets the very in form and local hero, Naomi Osaka, who seems very determined to win it all in her home country Olympics.
Naomi Osaka also cruised through her second round match against Viktorija Golubic, beating the Swiss in straight sets 6-3/6-2. Naomi Osaka has not lost any form in her month off and she is definitely ready to bring the fight to anyone and everyone here at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as she aims to win the Gold medal in her home country and make history. Naomi is at her best in these conditions and she will know that if her serve is firing, she is definitely going to beat the likes of Marketa Vondrousova easily.
Naomi Osaka and Marketa Vondrousova have never met before, with this being their first ever career meeting. Although Marketa is a solid player on her day and she can beat anyone and everyone if she is at her best, but she now meets the much more accomplished, in form, and local hero, Naomi Osaka. Naomi Osaka will come out here ready to dominate this match, but it might be tight. At the end of the day, Naomi Osaka has beaten much tougher competition and she will come in here ready to give it her all to make her way to the Quarter-Finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
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