Quotes from the Women's Tour

Williams and Muguruza
( Photo credit: Art Seitz ©2017 )

Venus Williams and Garbine Muguruza embrace at the net.

Sept 20, 2018: “I'm sorry. I know that everyone was cheering for her, and I'm sorry that it had to end like this. I just want to say thank you for watching the match. Thank you. It was always my dream to play Serena in the US Open finals, so I'm really glad that I was able to do that. I'm really grateful that I was able to play with you. Thank you.
— A teary Naomi Osaka, addressing the pro-Williams crowd in the awards ceremony after the 20-year-old Japanese, a 50-1 pre-tournament long shot, upset Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 in the US Open final for her first Grand Slam title.

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