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Osaka takes 1st set vs. Williams in Australia

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Naomi Osaka has taken the opening set of her Australian Open semifinal against Serena Williams by a 6-3 score.

Williams broke right away and moved out to a 2-0 lead. But Osaka grabbed the next five games in a row.

Williams is trying to get closer to a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title.

Osaka is hoping to win her fourth major championship.

The winner will face Jennifer Brady or Karolina Muchova in the final on Saturday.

Courtesy: AP News