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US Open 2020: Naomi Osaka says self-reflection during quarantine helped her win

US Open champion Naomi Osaka says the time she was forced to take off tennis because of the coronavirus pandemic helped her win a third Grand Slam.

Osaka, 22, fought back from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka in Saturday's final at Flushing Meadows in New York.

"The quarantine definitely gave me a chance to think a lot about things, what I want to accomplish, what I want people to remember me by," said Osaka.

"I would definitely say it's been an important few months."

Victory earned her a third major title after winning the 2018 US Open and 2019 Australian Open.