|Date of Birth||16th October, 1997|
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Naomi Osaka was born to a Japanese mom and a Haitian dad who, when she was three years old, relocated to New York in the United States. She’s now focused in Florida.
Osaka began her professional tennis career in 2013. The world saw Osaka as a rising star with a height of 180 cm and a powerful servant and a strong forehand. A serve by her was timed at the 2016 US Open at 201.1 km/h.
She first applied at the West Classic Bank for the Women’s Tennis Association tour championship in July 2014. Osaka beat Samantha Stosur in the first round game, who was ranked 19th in the globe as well as the 2011 U.S. Open Champion.
Osaka qualified for her first Grand Slam at the Australian Open in January 2016, getting into the fifth round. She also entered the 3rd round of the French Open and the US Open during the day season.
Osaka joined the Toray Pan Pacific Open in September of the same year, where she received a wildcard entry and moved into her first WTA tournament. Since winning Kimiko Date in 1995, she was the first Japanese woman to make the final. Osaka finished 2nd in the competition and got the WTA “Month’s Breakthrough.” Osaka received the 2016 WTA Awards “Newcomer of the Year.”
In 2019 U.S. Open Belinda Bencic of Switzerland defeated Osaka in quarterfinals for the second time in her career.
Naomi became the first Japanese woman to receive the California (USA) Indian Wells Masters in March 2018. A compulsory Premier, Indian Wells is commonly regarded as the second largest tennis case, right behind the Grand Slam.
Naomi Osaka, Diego Schwartzman earn 2019 US Open Sportsmanship Awards.
Naomi Osaka is World No.1 and also winner of 2018 U.S. Open Champion.