Naomi Osaka’s participation in the US Open was put in serious doubt last week when she exited from a quarter-final clash in Cincinnati with a sore knee. 

“It’s getting better. Like, I have been playing more, like, longer every day. It’s feeling better,” Osaka, 21, said during a U.S. Open Media Day inside Louis Armstrong Stadium. “Luckily I’m a fast healer, so I think it’s looking good.”

‘Fast healer’ Osaka ready for U.S. Open title defense


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