Interesting Facts About Top Tennis player Naomi Osaka

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Naomi Osaka was born on October 16, 1977, in Osaka, Japan. She is a professional Japanese tennis player.


Naomi is the world's first Asian tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in singles by the WTA.


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Osaka is a four-time Grand Slam Singles Champion, including two Australian Open titles and two US Open titles.


Osaka won her two major titles, the 2018 US Open and the 2019 Australian Open, in back-to-back tournaments.


At the age of 16, Osaka made her WTA Tour debut in the 2014 Stanford Classic Tennis Tournament.


Osaka rose to prominence after defeating former US Open champion Samantha Stosur in her first tennis match.


In 2018, Naomi won her first WTA (Women's Tennis Association) title at the Indian Wells Open Tournament.


In the same year, 20-year-old Naomi defeated 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams in the US Open final, earning her first major singles title.


Naomi is the highest-earning female athlete of all time. According to Forbes, Naomi (with $51.1 million) is also the world's highest-paid female employee as of 2022.


Naomi Osaka is also the only tennis player to light the Olympic cauldron. She lit the cauldron at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.


Osaka has a net worth of $65 million. She earns that much money from the brand endorsement and from her smart investments.


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