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Osaka is the name, and winning is her game

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. - Twice during her postmatch news conference, Naomi Osaka, the world's No. 1 women's tennis player, playfully referred to the time before anyone knew who she was, when she had big dreams and an impressively big and powerful game behind them.

She made it seem like decades ago, those days before her practices drew huge crowds, people on the street stopped her for autographs and photos, and her likeness appeared on cups of

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