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Osaka lauded for being a good sport

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The way Naomi Osaka consoled Coco Gauff after beating the 15-year-old American in the U.S. Open’s third round was admired by many. On Thursday, Osaka was given the women’s 2019 U.S. Open Sportsmanship Award.

Diego Schwartzman was the men’s honoree.

Both get a trophy and a $5,000 donation to a charity of their choice.

Todd Martin, the former player who is cochair of the committee that chooses the recipients, said the two “demonstrated a level of sportsmanship that is even more impressive than their play on the court.”Speech

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