Japan’s Naomi Osaka says she desires to maneuver on from her traumatic early exit at Indian Wells after successful her opening match on the Miami Open.
“I did not wish to let something trouble me, it doesn’t matter what occurred,” stated 24-year-old Osaka, who added that “the final match I performed was not the best reminiscence for me”.
“I wished to show that I might come again out right here and compete, and regardless of if I received or misplaced, to only know that I had the very best angle I might.”
Osaka’s win was her fiftieth in WTA 1000 tournaments and units up second-round assembly with thirteenth seed Angelique Kerber.
Within the males’s draw, Britain’s Jack Draper, the world quantity 146, is thru to spherical two the place he’ll face British primary Cameron Norrie.
Draper, 20, beat Frenchman Gilles Simon 7-5 6-1 to earn his first Masters-level victory and increase his hopes of shifting into the world’s high 100.