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Biography

Naomi Osaka is a Japanese female tennis player. She plays right-handed (two-handed backhand) with her favourite shot being the forehand. Naomi’s father is from Haiti and her mother is from Japan. Her idol growing up was Serena Williams.

  • Born - 16 October 1997, Osaka, Japan
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  • Height - 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
  • Nationality - Japanese
  • Residence - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Naomi won the WTA 2016 newcomer of the year award.

First WTA Title

Naomi won her first WTA Title on the 18th of March 2018 at the Indian Wells Masters. She beat Daria Kasatkina in the final 6-3 6-2. To read more click here >

Grand Slams won - (2) US Open 2018, Australian Open 2019

The Champion!

Ranking

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19th of February 2019 - Naomi Osaka has been knocked out of the Dubai Tennis Championships in the second round to Kristina Mladenovic having received a first-round bye as the top seed, she was beaten 6-3 6-3.

11th of February 2019 – Naomi Osaka has split with coach Sascha Bajin. She announced the news on the Twitter, saying “Hey everyone, I will no longer be working together with Sascha. I thank him for his work and wish him all the best in the future”

Sascha replied “Thank you Naomi, emoji, I wish you nothing but the best as well. What a ride that was. Thank you for letting me be part of this.

They worked together for 13 months with Naomi winning two back-to-back Grand Slam titles. (The 2018 US Open, followed by the 2019 Australian Open).

26th of January 2019 - Melbourne, Australia. Naomi Osaka has won the Australian Open defeating Petra Kvitova in three sets. 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-4. As a result of Naomi winning the tournament she will become the number one player in the world when the new rankings are out on Monday. Read full story >

24th of January 2019 - Melbourne, Australia. Naomi Osaka has knocked Karolina Pliskova out of the Australian Open to reach back to back Grand Slam finals. Naomi won the match 6-2 4-6 6-4. Naomi will now face Petra Kvitova in Saturdays final. Naomi won the previous Grand Slam final against Serena Williams at the US Open in 2018.

23rd of January 2019 - Melbourne, AustraliaNaomi Osaka has reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open after defeating Elina Svitolina 6-4 6-1.