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Sports short: Naomi Osaka eliminated in Cincinnati after 41 unnecessary fouls | sports

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Orange lionesses remain in fourth place in the world rankings

10:30 am: Dutch footballers continue to occupy the fourth place in the world rankings. Team Orange were eliminated by the United States in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games after a penalty shootout.

America had to earn a bronze medal at the Games, but continued to top the world rankings. Sweden climbed to second place after a silver medal in the Games. New Olympic champion Canada climbed to sixth place. Germany remains No. 3 in the world ranking.

Olympic champion Alexander Zverev into the quarter-finals in Cincinnati

07:51 AM: Alexander Zverev has a Cincinnati taste. The Olympic champion qualified for the quarter-finals (6-2 and 6-3) by defeating Argentine Guido Pella.

Zverev has been in the tournament in Cincinnati since 2015. He just celebrated his first win in the American city last Wednesday. Then he was too strong for South African Lloyd Harris: 7-6 (3) 6-2.

Previously, top seed Daniil Medvedev was among the last eight teams. The Russian defeated Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov (6-3, 6-3). Second-placed Stefanos Tsitsipas recovered from a poor start against Italian Lorenzo Sonego. The Greek went on to win 5-7, 6-3, 6-4.

Naomi Osaka is eliminated in Cincinnati after 41 unnecessary fouls

7 am: Naomi Osaka was eliminated in the third round of the WTA Tour Championships in Cincinnati. Jill Teichmann of Switzerland stunned the world number two: 3-6 6-3 6-3.

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Osaka committed no fewer than 41 unnecessary fouls against No. 76 in the world rankings. The Japanese played in Cincinnati her first tournament since the Olympics in Tokyo, already losing in the third round to Marketa Vondrosova of the Czech Republic.

Ashleigh Barty managed to convincingly qualify for the quarter-finals. First place in the world rankings awarded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus only two matches.

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