Italy will play the United States in Sunday's final of the inaugural United Cup in Sydney after defeating Greece in a semifinal of the mixed teams competition.
Making the quarterfinals at a tournament used to be no big deal for Naomi Osaka.
Defending champion Naomi Osaka has advanced to the third round at the Australian Open by beating Madison Brengle 6-0, 6-4.
Olympic gold medalist Alexander Zverev advanced to the third round at the Australian Open and continued a streak at Grand Slam tournaments by beating Australian veteran John Millman 6-4, 6-4, 6-0.
Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka opened her 2022 season with a win over Alize Cornet in one of the Summer Set tournaments in Melbourne.