Tennis: Naomi Osaka faces Serena Williams for the first time since the US Open

Will it be revenge or another beat down? Haitian-Japanese tennis champion Naomi Osaka faces Serena Williams for the first time since beating her to win the US Open final last year.

PHOTO: Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams hugging - US Open 2018
PHOTO: Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams hugging - US Open 2018

This Friday, Osaka and Williams will play in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

When asked by reporters how she feels about this match-up, Serena Williams responded: "I have actually been looking forward to playing her for a while."

Naomi Osaka said: "Whenever I get the opportunity to play her it's something that I feel is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."

Will it be revenge or another beat down? This is going to be a hell of a match.

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