Naomi Osaka (大坂 なおみ, Ōsaka Naomi, Japanese pronunciation: [oːsaka naomi], born October 16, 1997) is a Japanese professional tennis player. She has been ranked No. 1 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles as well the first player from Japan - man or woman - to reach No. 1. 
Osaka owns four Grand Slam titles, including at the U.S. Open in 2018 — beating Serena Williams in a chaotic final — and a year ago, plus two more on the hard courts of the Australian Open.
Osaka owns four Grand Slam titles, including at the U.S. Open in 2018 — beating Serena Williams in a chaotic final — and a year ago, plus two more on the hard courts of the Australian Open. When she took a hiatus after Roland Garros, she revealed that she endures waves of anxiety before meeting with the media and has dealt with depression for three years.
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, celebrates after beating Marie Bouzkova, of the Czech Republic, during the first round of the US Open tennis championships, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo ...
Japan's Naomi Osaka competes against Czech Republic's Marketa Vondrousova during their Tokyo 2020 women's singles third round tennis match at the Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 27, 2021.
A tearful Naomi Osaka said tennis was no longer bringing her joy and that she is thinking of taking a break from the sport "for a while." Skip to main content Skip to navigation Menu
Osaka became a familiar name even to those outside the tennis world in 2018 when she defeated Serena Williams in a gripping U.S. Open final match. She said in an interview the next year that being...
Naomi Osaka boyfriend: Osaka’s boyfriend – Cordae – was unaware of her tennis fame until after they started dating in 2019 and attended the US Open. In a few years, Naomi Osaka has made herself at home in everyone’s hearts. She has bagged four Grand Slam titles and is without a doubt one of the […]
Naomi Osaka, preparing to compete in her first tennis tournament since the Tokyo Olympics, briefly took a break during a pre-tournament news conference on Monday after she started crying.
Osaka is currently ranked world number two in women's tennis singles, according to the Women's Tennis Association (WTA). In January 2019, she was ranked number one and became the first Asian ...