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Osaka wins twice to return to Toray Pan Pacific Open final

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OSAKA, Japan – Top seed Naomi Osaka scored a 6-4, 6-1 victory over No. 9 seed Elise Mertens in the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Saturday, her second victory of the day, to reach her second final of the season.

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The Japanese No. 1 thrilled the home crowd with a second straight-set victory of the day to reach her third final on home soil, having previously finished runner-up to Caroline Wozniacki and Karolina Pliskova when the event was held in Tokyo in 2016 and 2018.

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