Australian Open women's final: Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to win title – live!

The Guardian - Jan 26, 11:50 GMT

Updates from the final on Rod Laver Arena from 8am GMTFull report as Osaka wins back-to-back grand slamsEmail James or tweet @piercy360 with your thoughts 11.50am GMT A big stat from Brad Gilbert

A big stat from Brad Gilbert. Lots to navigate: expectation of being not just a two-time grand slam winner but world No 1 as well, additional focus on her, on and off court, the hunger to keep wanting to win the biggest tournaments, growing pains, a pretty stacked field in the women’s game (eight different winners across the last nine slams), Serena Williams, but Osaka looks to have all the tools to be a genuine star.

Double Osaka 1st player in women’s @WTA to win her 1st 2 slams back to back since 2001 Capriati

And Osaka’s victory speech for your viewing pleasure

"Huge congrats to Petra. I've always wanted to play you. You've been through so much, honestly I wouldn't have wanted this to be our first match."@Naomi_Osaka_ is all class #AusOpen

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