Naomi Osaka, the world’s no.1 tennis player, was born on October 16, 1997, in Osaka City, Japan. Her family includes her father, Maxime Francois, mother Tamaki Osaka, and elder sister Marie. Her father inspired her to play tennis. She was playing in courts since the age of three years. She skipped juniors and directly played for the pro satellite league in 2013. Her first major victory was in 2018 during U.S open championship, where she received her first grand slam title. Subsequently, in the year 2019, she won her second grand slam title during the Australian Open tournament.
She was the only Asian tennis player to win four grand slam titles. She was ranked as the world’s No.1 player by WTA. She was named by sports illustrated as the ‘Sportsperson of the year in 2020’ and also honored as ‘100 most influential people in the world’. Japanese magazine ‘Shojo’ featured her as the main character in their 2020 edition. She has a net worth of $38 million and is the second-highest-paid female athlete in the world. She is single with no official relationships. She wants to win gold in Olympics for her country.
Naomi Osaka Wiki
|World #1 Ranked Tennis Player
|Date of Birth/Birthday
|16 October 1997
|24 Years (As in 2021)
|Zodiac Sign/Star Sign
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
|in Feet-Inches – 5’ 10” in meters – 1.80 m in centimeters – 180 cm
|in Kilograms – 60 kg in Pounds – 132 lbs
Family Members And Relatives
Affairs, Boyfriends, Husbands & Marital Status
|Cordae Amari Dunston
|Current Relationship Status
Education, School & College
|Florida + Home Schooling
Being one of the most marketable athletes globally, she earns around 16 million dollars from endorsements alone. She is 2nd among females and 8th among all athletes to achieve a net worth of more than 38 million USD.
Her main endorsement partners include Nike, Yonex, and Citizen Watches. She recently became the brand ambassador for Tag Heuer, and Louis Vuitton watches in 2021.
|Net Worth (est)
Naomi Osaka Biography
World’s No.1 tennis player Naomi Osaka was born on October 16, 1997, in Osaka City, Japan. Her father, Maxime Francois, was a Haitian man, while her mother, Tamaki Osaka, was Japanese. She and her elder sister Marie received the last name of their mother to live a peaceful life in Japan. In 2000 their family shifted to Florida, United States, where the girls attended a primary school. Later on, they were Homeschooled to maintain a balance between education and training.
How The Journey Started
In 1999 her father Maxime Francois watched Venus and Serena Williams performing in the French Open. He got inspired to train her girls in tennis. Naomi started practicing tennis at the young age of 3 years along with her sister. Following the path of the Williams sisters, Osaka skipped the junior tournaments and started playing directly in Pro satellite tours. With her outstanding performance in pro matches from 2013 to 2016, she got selected as ‘New Comer of The Year’ by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). She won her first WTA tour in 2018 in California. This victory led to the foundation of her journey as the number one Tennis player in the world.
Achievements and Awards
Osaka is a four-time Grand Slam winner. She received her first grand slam title after winning U.S open tournament in 2018. In November 2019, she won the Australian Open tournament, which was her second subsequent Grand Slam victory. After this majestic success, she was ranked as the world’s number one Tennis player by WTA. She is the first Asian woman or man to ever top-ranked in tennis. Osaka is the first woman after Serena Williams to win two grand slam titles back to back.
Osaka won U.S open 2020 and planned to represent Japan in Olympics 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic postponed the event. She had triumphed seven titles in WTA during her career, including four grand slams and three premier mandatory levels.
With her extraordinary career graph, she was named by sports illustrated as ‘Sportsperson of the year in 2020’. As an activist, she was honored in 2020 as one of the ‘100 most influential people in the world’. She was also featured as the main character is a leading Japanese magazine ‘Shojo’. In 2021 she became the co-owner of ‘North Carolina Courage’ in the National Women’s Soccer League.
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