Naomi Osaka called for help – and Daria Kasatkina responded.
Last week, the Japanese star shared on social media her pitiful attempt at a ‘tweener’ – she barely connected with the ball and almost tripped over in the process.
Can someone please teach me how to do this correctly ???? pic.twitter.com/GeLh56xBQF
— NaomiOsaka????? (@Naomi_Osaka_) February 27, 2018
Daria Kasatkina is an expert at the shot, as evidenced by this stunner she pulled off against Roberta Vinci in Toronto last year.
— WTA (@WTA) August 7, 2017
So, the young Russian gave her fellow rising star some tips on how to master the stroke.
Osaka is no natural, that’s for sure. But in a short space of time, she markedly improved her ability to hit one of the game’s most exciting shots.