Halep said her early struggles in the final set were from nerves and frustration with the playing conditions. By now Osaka was looking more and more ominous. Kasatkina missed on the first two but another Osaka error handed the break over to the Russian.
Osaka's title capped a run that included beating two-time victor Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Karolina Pliskova and top-ranked Simona Halep. Kasatkina delayed the inevitable. She also has a better record having gone 167-75 in singles so far compared with Osaka's 149-104.
Daria Kasatkina after the final of the BNP Paribas Open WTA Indian Wells 2018 | Jimmie48 Tennis
Although the end felt a little muted with a victor from Osaka, take nothing away from her mental attitude throughout the whole tournament. "So I wanted her to do whatever she wanted to do, and I was just going to sit back and, like, see what she does".
Meanwhile, Juan Martin del Potro rallied from three match points down in the third set and beat top-ranked Roger Federer 6-4, 6-7 (8), 7-6 (2) to win the BNP Paribas Open and hand the Swiss superstar his first loss of the year. I tried also to push a little bit the ball and then to hit it.
She continued": "She's very powerful.
In the quarterfinals she faced another former #1 in the shape of the big serving Karolina Pliskova. Osaka closed out the biggest win of her career with a backhand victor that ticked the baseline.
"This is probably going to be the worst tennis speech of all time", she nervously added.
Lyft will lead the co-development of the self-driving system at its Palo Alto, California-based self-driving engineering center. Goldman Sachs has predicted that the ride-hailing market will grow eightfold by 2030 to five times the current taxi market.
Malaga were down to 10 men on the half-hour when midfielder Garcia went through the back of Alba and was swiftly shown a red card. The Barcelona forward had pulled out of the squad to face Malaga in LaLiga, the Spanish club have announced earlier today.
The Brazil star has been linked with a sensational move to Real Madrid nearly ever since joining PSG from Barcelona . He can do whatever he wants off the pitch if he continues to do what he does on it.
With the legal tampering underway, I'd certainly expect Solder be connected to a numerous amount of teams, including the Texans. It's a good thing that Super Bowls aren't won in March because if that were the case, the Patriots would be in trouble.
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has reaffirmed his commitment to Chelsea , despite continuous links with Real Madrid . "I don't think we deserve to be out, but individual mistakes cost us in both legs".
Leeds City Council said gritters had been treating roads overnight and road crews were mobilised to clear drifting on high routes. But as we move into Monday we could face other problems, with the melting snow leading to a risk of ice.
This meeting assumes extra significance in the light of the United States under President Trump pulling out of the Paris accord. Macron will be in India from March 9 to 12 to strengthen the strategic partnership between India and France .
The New York Jets did not stop addressing the quarterback position after agreeing to re-sign veteran Josh McCown on Tuesday. Bridgewater, formerly a Minnesota Vikings starter, agreed to a one-year contract, a source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen .
South Africa began the day clearly in the stronger position, but Australia were 41 runs ahead and still had five wickets in hand. AUSTRALIA'S constant chirping has backfired badly in Port Elizabeth , according to former Test spinner Gavin Robertson.
The Humboldt Bay Fire Department wants you to know that there are many reasons to double check and even update your smoke alarms. But the smoke detector is just one part of the equation. "Once a year, old batteries should be replaced with new batteries".
Google Pledges $300 Million to Clean Up False News
According to Google, Subscribe with Google reflects the company's intentions to " help journalism thrive " online. None of the launch partners are located in Canada, but Google promised more publishers are coming soon.
Supreme Court upholds new Pa. congressional district map
The Supreme Court announced, "the application for stay presented to Justice Alito and by him referred to the Court is denied". In the federal lawsuit, though, the Republican lawmakers did not have standing, the federal judges said.
Pakistan not to attend WTO meet starting today
In a 12th complaint, India alleged that some bike-borne men harassed an Indian diplomat and his family in Islamabad . Officials rejected allegations that Indian diplomatic staff were also facing hurdles and harassment in Pakistan .
Packers sign RFA CB Fuller to offer sheet
The Chicago Bears needed all of two hours to decide on matching the Green Bay Packers' offer sheet for cornerback Kyle Fuller . Chicago also owned the right to match any offer from other teams, without any compensation coming its way if it were to pass.
Alabama hangs on, wins first NCAA Tournament game since 2006
But the Hokies could never extend a lead on Alabama hung within two possessions the entire half by going 16-for-27 from the field. Experience matters in March, and the Hokies have the benefit of last year's NCAA Tournament to prepare them for this year's game.
Federer Records Straight-set Win Over Chardy
Chung has won five of his last six matches on hard court. "So I'm just happy I'm on a good run", said Federer. America's Sam Querrey booked his quarter-final spot with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Spaniard Feliciano Lopez.
Google will be banning cryptocurrency ads from June onwards
The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has given warnings severally on the need to follow the law while issuing ICOs. The move comes just months after Facebook cracked down on cryptocurrency advertising across its own social network .
Miley Cyrus sued for stealing lyrics
The suit claims the Jamaica-based songwriter, along with artist Michael May , wrote a song titled " We Run Things " back in 1988. According to court documents obtained by The Blast , Michael May (aka Flourgon ) sued the singer in federal court in NY .
Xavier Gets No. 1 In NCAA Tournament West Region
The fun begins March 11, when the NCAA makes its announcement on the 68 teams that will have a chance to play for glory this year. The new team sheets also include the KPI, Ken Pomeroy, Jeff Sagarin, Strength of Record, and Basketball Power Index rankings.