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Osaka weighs another break from tennis after US Open loss


AP Tennis Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka says she is thinking of taking another break from tennis after her title defense at the U.S. Open has ended with a third-round loss to Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez. Osaka served for the victory late in the second set but got broken there and then lost her composure in the three-set defeat. She repeatedly tossed her racket and later was warned by the chair umpire after hitting a ball into the stands at Arthur Ashe Stadium. By the end, she heard some boos from the fans for taking too long between points. Osaka is a four-time Grand Slam champion. She took a mental health break earlier this year.

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