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Naomi Osaka beats Serena Williams in controversial US Open final

Naomi Osaka became Japan's first Grand Slam singles champion after she thumped Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial U.S. Open final on Saturday, with the American suffering a mesmerizing meltdown after being handed a code violation.

Naomi Osaka became Japan's first Grand Slam singles champion after she thumped Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial U.S. Open final on Saturday, with the American suffering a mesmerizing meltdown after being handed a code violation. It was drama-filled conclusion to a final that was rich with storylines but will now go down as one of the most controversial Grand Slam finals of all time. (Source: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Osaka grew up rooting for Serena Williams, even did a report on her way back in third grade. Her dream was to play her idol at the U.S. Open. (Source: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

eceived three code violations, including a game penalty for verbal abuse, from chair umpire Carlos Ramos in the final, where she was beaten by Japan's Naomi Osaka 6-2 6-4. (Source: Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY SPORTS)

Naomi Osaka of Japan cries as Serena Williams of the USA comforts her after the crowd booed during the trophy ceremony following the women’s final on day thirteen of the 2018 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Source: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports)

Alicia Keys attends the women's finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)

La La Anthony, left, and Kelly Rowland attend the women's finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)

Actor Pierce Brosnan, right, poses for photos with fans during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)

Taraji P. Henson attends the women's finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)

Trevor Noah attends the women's finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)

Vera Wang attends the women's finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (Source: AP)