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Can Naomi Osaka reclaim her dominance at Wimbledon, or will Emma Navarro pull off a stunning upset?

It is the time for Wimbledon and some of the best tennis names in the world are all set to showcase their supremacy on the hallowed grass courts. One of those stars is Naomi Osaka. The Japanese tennis sensation, who clinched her first win since 2018 has been in good form and would be looking to clinch the title in style. However, her road to the top won’t be easy at all.

Emma Navarro will be waiting for her in the second round. The American star, who has secured her first round win in style looks dangerous and will be looking to stop the Japanese sensation. With the stage set for a mouth watering encounter, who among the two will come out on top?

Naomi Osaka vs Emma Navarro: Preview

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Currently ranked 113th in the world, Naomi Osaka secured a challenging victory against Diane Parry, 6-1, 1-6, 6-4, to reach the second round. Osaka scored 76 points to Parry’s 70, with 27 winners. She served 5 aces and committed 5 double faults.

Polls of the day

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Who do you think will come out on top in the Naomi Osaka vs. Emma Navarro clash?

Naomi Osaka

Emma Navarro

Too close to call

Don't care

What do you think is the biggest challenge Naomi Osaka faces in her comeback?

Balancing motherhood and tennis

Mental health

Physical fitness

Media pressure

Who do you think will come out on top in the Wawrinka vs. Monfils showdown?

Wawrinka

Monfils

Too close to call

Don't care

Who do you think will come out on top in the Raducanu vs. Mertens clash?

Emma Raducanu

Elise Mertens

Too close to call

Don't care

Despite losing serve four times and saving 8 break points, Osaka won 77% of her first serve points and 45% of her second serve points. She broke Parry five times, converting 38% of her break points. Osaka has a 16-12 overall record in 2024, including 3-2 on grass.

On the other hand, her opponent, ranked 17th, Emma Navarro secured a commanding victory against Qiang Wang, 6-0, 6-2, to advance to the second round. Navarro scored 54 points to Wang’s 30, hitting 24 winners with an aggressive playstyle. Despite not serving any aces and committing 1 double fault, she was highly efficient, winning 80% of her first serve points and 50% of her second serve points.

Navarro didn’t concede a single break and broke Wang five times, converting 63% of her break points. Her best result this year was winning the Hobart title, defeating Elise Mertens. Navarro holds a 37-15 overall record in 2024, including 4-2 on grass.

Osaka vs Navarro: Head-to-head

When it comes to the head-to-head statistics between the two stars, the scores are not available as the two players have not faced each other before. Thus this will be the very first encounter between the two. In a bid to make their way into the next round and secure a lead in the head-to-head statisitcs, both players will be willing to give their everything. But who will come out on top?

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Prediction: Naomi Osaka could steal the win in an epic three set drama

Coming into the second round match Naomi Osaka will be looking to carry forward her momentum and clinch the win against Emma Navarro. However, the match should not be any less than a thriller. While Naomi Osaka is the favorable to win the match, it should go in a three set thriller.

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On the other hand, her opponent, Emma Navarro is also capable of producing surprises. With the way Navarro clinched the win in the first match, she also looks like a solid threat to deal with on grass. Thus, with the stage all set, who are you backing out in the match? Do let us know in the commenst below!