On Tuesday, world No. 67 Camila Osorio snapped a five-match losing streak with a win over 2020 Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin, who is now down to No. 416 in the rankings and has lost her last seven matches. That match in Washington, D.C. wasn’t all that different from the ones that NFL fans are used to seeing when the league sends struggling teams, like the Jacksonville Jaguars or New York Jets, overseas to play games in London. We knew it wasn’t going to be fun to watch, and we also know that you can’t take any positives from the winner.
Osorio will now face world No. 10 Emma Raducanu in the Citi Open’s round of 16. The 19-year-old is just 10-12 on the year, which isn’t what fans expected after capturing the US Open last year, unexpected as that was. However, Raducanu has won two of her last three matches, and she needed only an hour and 27 minutes to earn a 6-4, 6-2 victory over Louisa Chirico in her opening match in D.C. And while Osorio is coming off of a win of her own, she shouldn’t offer much more of a challenge than Chirico did against the Brit.