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U.S. Open final: Serena Williams vs. Naomi Osaka

Serena Williams fell to Naomi Osaka (6-2, 6-4) in the women's final of the U.S. Open on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018....

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Serena Williams fell to Naomi Osaka (6-2, 6-4) in the women's final of the U.S. Open on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka embrace in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Flushing Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams very emotional after having words with the tournament officials after a game was awarded to Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Flushing Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams having words with the tournament officials after a game was awarded to Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Flushing Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

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Serena Williams very emotional after having words with the tournament officials after a game was awarded to Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Flushing Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams having words with the tournament officials after a game was awarded to Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams having words with the chair official after breaking her racquet while playing Naomi Osaka in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Naomi Osaka serving against Serena Williams in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Naomi Osaka hitting a forehand against Serena Williams in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams breaking her racquet while playing Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams hitting a forehand against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams hitting a forehand against Naomi Osaka in the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams serving against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams having words with the chair official after breaking her racquet while playing Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams hitting a forehand againstNaomi Osaka in the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams upset after missing a point while playing Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams gives Naomi Osaka a hand for hitting a great shot in the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams having words with the chair official after breaking her racquet while playing Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Naomi Osaka hitting a forehand against Serena Williams in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Naomi Osaka of JPN hitting a backhand against Serena Williams of USA in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Flushing Saturday Sept. 8, 2018

Serena Williams hitting a forehand against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams serving against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams hitting a backhand against Naomi Osaka during the 1st se tin the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams having words with the tournament officials after a game was awarded to Naomi Osaka in the Women's Final in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams yells trying to pump herself up while playing Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams serving against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams hitting a backhand against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the Women's Finals in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Serena Williams serving against Naomi Osaka during the 1st set in the US Open Championships at Billie Jean King USTA Tennis Center, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018.

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, walks onto the court for the women's final against Serena Williams in the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, serves to Serena Williams during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Serena Williams of the United States and Naomi Osaka of Japan pose for a photo with Billie Jean King prior to the Women's Singles finals match on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Naomi Osaka of Japan (L) poses with Serena Williams of the US before their Women's Singles Finals match at the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 8, 2018.

Serena Williams serves to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot to Serena Williams during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Serena Williams of the United States reacts during her Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Serena Williams of the United States walks out on to court prior to the Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Serena Williams of the United States walks out on to court prior to the Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

Serena Williams returns a shot to Naomi Osaka, of Japan, during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball during her Women's Singles finals match against Naomi Osaka of Japan on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08: Naomi Osaka of Japan walks out on to court prior to the Women's Singles finals match against Serena Williams of the United States on Day Thirteen of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 8, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.