Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka Bio

Naomi Osaka is a Japanese professional tennis player, who has been best known to be ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and is also the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. She also became the first woman to win successive Grand Slam singles titles in 2015.

Naomi gained immense popularity at age 16 when she defeated former US Open champion Samantha Stosur in her WTA Tour debut at the 2014 Stanford Classic. She is considered to be the four-time Grand Slam singles champion and is the biggest champion at the US Open and the Australian Open, and her seven titles on the WTA Tour also include two at the Premier Mandatory level.

Naomi has been named as one of the 2020 Sports Illustrated Sportspersons of the Year for her active participation in the US Open championship run and was also included on Times annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019 and 2020. She was also said to be the 2021 Laureus World Sportswoman of the Year.

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