The German national record holder's effort is the second farthest throw of all time, just 72 centimeters behind Jan Zelezny's 98.48m world record set 24 years ago.
Sakkari threatened to repeat her come-from-behind victory over Williams in the Western & Southern Open two weeks ago, but ultimately fell just short.
Sweden's star pole vaulter Armand Duplantis once again failed to beat Ukrainian legend Sergei Bubka's 26-year-old best outdoor mark of 6.14 meters, as the 20-year-old failed all his three attempts at 6.15m after clearing 6.00m. Enditem
Third seed Williams essayed a signature comeback and served 12 aces to edge past her American compatriot Stephens 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 in one hour and 43 minutes.
"I'm kind of scared how good she's going to be in the future," Osaka said. "My biggest takeaway from her game is that she didn't back down from me or from the speed of my ball, which for someone that young is kind of amazing."
"The big thing for me was to be the aggressor and to be okay with making unforced errors," said Osaka. "Apparently I didn't make that many. Just to accept the unforced errors because I know that I'm going for shots."
The PSG forward, who is asymptomatic as reported by RMC Sports, has left the national team squad and begun his home quarantine.
MEXICO CITY, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- An international friendly between Mexico and Costa Rica could be called off because of the coronavirus pandemic, the head of the Costa Rican Football Federation (FEDEFUT) said on Tuesday.
In the Suzhou Division, Teda sits at the bottom, while Chongqing ranks sixth. Enditem
"Now, I participate in eight to 10 races a year. I ran one triathlon and three marathons in a month last year," said Gu, who hopes to compete in the next Boston Marathon.
Slovakia lost three players to injury on Friday and three more had to return to their league clubs or face quarantine, forcing coach Pavel Hapal to ring the changes.