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Madrid Open: Naomi Osaka ousted by Karolina Muchova within the second spherical

Osaka, the reigning US and Australian Open champion, has received seven profession titles on exhausting court docket however has by no means managed to win a trophy on clay.

Karolina Muchova ran with the sport towards Naomi Osaka regardless of withdrawing the second set in Madrid. AP

Naomi Osaka suffered a second-round exit on the Madrid Open on Sunday because the second-seeded Japanese misplaced 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to Karolina Muchova.

Osaka, the reigning US and Australian Open champion, has received seven profession titles on exhausting court docket however has by no means managed to win a trophy on clay.

Enjoying her first clay court docket occasion because the 2019 French Open, Osaka beat compatriot Misaki Doi within the first spherical, however fell to an opponent making her prime 20 debut this week.

Muchova, who has reached the final 4 video games in Melbourne this 12 months, used a single break of service to win the opening set towards the world quantity two.

Osaka, a quarter-finalist at Madrid two years in the past, misplaced 3-1 within the second set however rallied to win the subsequent 5 video games and drive a decider.

Muchova regrouped and beat Osaka early within the third set, then once more for a 5-1 lead, earlier than sealing the victory in slightly below two hours.

The Czech will meet Greece’s sixteenth seed Maria Sakkari or Estonia Anett Kontaveit for a spot within the quarter-finals.

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