Kerber tumbles out of US Open

Naomi Osaka and Angelique Kerber shake hands after Osaka's win

World number 45 Osaka broke in the first game of the second set when her opponent made a mess of a routine backhand, and she continued to pepper the court with winners to hold for 2-0.

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Defending champion Angelique Kerber of Germany was knocked out of the U.S. Open in the first round when she lost 6-3 6-1 to Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka on Tuesday.

The surprisingly lopsided 6-3, 6-1 loss to 45th-ranked Naomi Osaka of Japan under the closed roof in Arthur Ashe Stadium at a rainy Flushing Meadows on Tuesday was former No. 1 Kerber's latest in a long list of disappointing performances in 2017, so she was asked what she thinks went wrong this season.

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However, "the Bangladeshi authorities need to provide protection - they have a legal obligation not to send people back", he said. ARSA has also taken responsibility for the coordinated attacks on 30 police outposts and an army base that took place on Friday.

The signs are that it should be a quick afternoon's work for the 31-year-old Spaniard, who dropped just four games in the pair's only other meeting at the 2014 French Open.

While Kerber's quick departure was stunning in and of itself, that Osaka would be the one to do it might not be quite so remarkable, even if she is just 19 and never won before against a top-10 woman.

The world No. 6 has struggled to recapture her fine form of a year ago, where she lifted two Grand Slam titles, and has failed to reach the quarter-finals of any major this season but this was as brutal an exit as you're likely to ever see.

Nadal, this year's French Open champion, is 12-0 in first round meetings in NY while Federer is 16-0. "When it was 4-1, I was walking here thinking, 'I really hope I don't do what I did here past year'". I just tried to focus on what I could do to win the match.

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"I think because it's a new situation", said the 29-year-old when asked why it was so hard for her to cement her place on top of the rankings. "You have to schedule your day, plan completely different and it's for sure tougher staying on top".

Federer defeated the world number 70 in straight sets in Miami this year but Tiafoe, the son of a Sierra Leone immigrant, illustrated his growing reputation by seeing off world number six Alexander Zverev in Cincinnati.

Earlier on, world No. 1 and last year's beaten finalist Karolina Pliskova made a winning start to her first Grand Slam as the top seed.

Juan Martin del Potro, the 2009 champion in NY, starts against Switzerland's Henri Laaksonen.

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