Tennis Player (1997 – )
Naomi Osaka, a Japanese lady who has surprised the globe with her extraordinary talent and her superb techniques. The girl has achieved tremendous fame at her young age and has accomplished a noteworthy rank within the field of women’s tennis.
Naomi Osaka Biography Facts
Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Naomi was born in Chūō-Ku, Osaka, Japan on Oct 16, 1997. She is the child of Leonard “San” François (father), and Tamaki Osaka (mother). The lady has one sibling who is additionally a good tennis player. Her name is Mari Osaka.
Naomi belongs to mixed ethnicity as her mother is of Japanese ancestry and her father is of Haitian. Consequently, she holds both Japanese and american nationality as she chooses to represent a mother’s family name rather than the daddy.
At a very young age, she moved to the US along with her granny. She attended Elmont Terrace school for her primary level education and went to Broward Virtual College for her higher secondary level. Naomi was fascinated by playing tennis from her childhood days as her role model was Serena Williams, who is a known american tennis player.
Professional Life and Career
Moving towards her career, her father played an important role as he registered her name in a Japanese tennis Association for the first time. She got an opportunity to play tennis and learn the rules and techniques. She played her first competent match in 2011, that was coincidentally her 14th birthday.
On Sept 2013, she finally got the chance to play tennis professionally with others. along with her outstanding performance and skill, she jumped to the ITF women’s circuit by skipping her junior circuit.
In 2015, she was listed on a decent rank within the lower tournaments although she didn’t win any title until that date.
Naomi spontaneously improvised her performance by reaching the finals of the Tokyo’s Toray Pan-Pacific open tournament, that created her into the limelight. Consequently, she was titled as the Newcomer of the year within the year 2016.
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So I was gonna post an inspirational quote about how today went but that would be a lie lol. Honestly most of the time I don’t really know what I’m doing, but if there’s one thing I know it’s that I’m stubborn. Fall on my face 18million times and I’m gonna get up 18million times 🤷🏽♀️ anyways just wanted to say I’m probably gonna fall down a couple dozen times in the future but hey, the kid is resilient 😉❤️ love you NY, (but you already knew that haha), see you next year!
In the year 2017, Naomi was ranked at the top 70 of the WTA world rankings. On March 2018, she jumped to a fourth position that was a huge turning purpose in her career. With her exceptional talent and her superb techniques, she created it to the top 5 in world rankings.
She won the reputed Indian Wells Open that was held in CA, in March 2018, and additionally managed to succeed in the third round at both Wimbledon and French Open.
The same year, her career rose to the highest once she won the title of us Open against her role model Serena Williams within the final and ranked at the first position.
As of Feb 18, 2019, she stands at first position, whereas Petra Kvitová, Simona Halep, Slone Stephens, Angelique Kerber are in the lower rank.
She is not married yet. The Japanese-American star, who is turning 22 in October, is on a relationship with rapper YBN Cordae, who just confirmed that they are together.
Salary, and Net Worth
Naomi is a well-established tennis player. As of 2019, she has a huge net worth of $8million. Her annual salary is around $ 2 million. Naomi won $3.8million prize money in the US open tournament and has got $7 million worth prize in total till the date.
As per some tabloids, Naomi signed an $8.5 million contract with the well-known brand Adidas in September 2018. Besides, Naomi also earns from Brand endowments like Citizen watches, Nissan Car. An electronic company of Japanese global corporate group based in Tokyo nominated Naomi as a brand ambassador on August 16, 2018.
Naomi stands at 5 feet 11 inches tall (180cm) and has a weight around 69 kgs. Her hair and eye color are brown and black respectively.
Currently, there are no desperate rumors regarding his personal and professional life.