Her last appearance in the WTA tournaments was in Doha in February, defeated by Elise Mertens in the first round.
Osaka broke in the fourth game of the third set to take a comfortable 3-1 lead. In the next game, Azarenka blew a golden opportunity to get back into the match, wasting all three break points as Osaka recovered from 0-40 down to hold for a 4-1 lead.
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Daniil Kvyat took a fine seventh in his AlphaTauri, with Leclerc and teammate Sebastian Vettel salvaging eighth and ninth on another difficult day for Ferrari.
Henan found a consolation goal in the 75th minute as Christian Bassogog scored an open goal in a counterattack.
With shuttle buses being arranged for the commuting of workers, by March, work resumed in all 40 venues under construction with nearly all workers returning to their posts, and instead of lagging behind, the progress is ahead of the schedule by 9.4 percent.
Ceara moved to ninth with 13 points from 10 matches while Flamengo slipped to fifth, three points behind Internacional.
Osaka will now face another American, Jennifer Brady, in the semifinals. One of the in-form players of the summer, Brady, who won her first career WTA singles title in Lexington last month, dispatched Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan to reach her first-ever Grand Slam semifinal.
"I'm aware that the opponents that I play from now on are going to be very tough," said Osaka, who won the US Open in 2018. "For me, I think the last two Grand Slams titles, everything happened so fast, I wasn't really in the moment. I'm just really happy to be in the semis, and hopefully I can keep going."
The IAAF claims that female athletes with natural high levels of testosterone have an unfair advantage over other female runners.