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Naomi Osaka wins Australian Open to reach world No. 1

When the women's final at the Australian Open was over, Li Na did the honors in presenting the Daphne Akhurst trophy to Naomi Osaka who had just downed Petra Kvitova 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4 in a dramatic, high-quality affair.

Nadal 2.0 hitting new heights at Australian Open

As one of the brawniest, fittest tennis players to ever play the game, Rafael Nadal will, for some fans, forever be considered someone who wins simply by chasing balls and outlasting opponents.

Kvitova, Osaka to battle for Australian Open title

Petra Kvitova has already overcome the odds by returning to tennis after she was stabbed in her home three years ago. But now the Czech is a win away from doing the near impossible -- winning another major after that horrific ordeal.