Naomi Osaka was born on October 16, 1997, in Chūō-ku, Osaka in Japan to Tamaki Osaka (大坂 環, Ōsaka Tamaki) and Leonard François. Her mother is from Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan, and her father is from Jacmel, Haiti. She has an older sister named Mari who is a former professional tennis player. The two girls were given their mother's family name for practical reasons when the family lived in Japan.
Naomi and her sister began practicing tennis with their father by day and homeschooling by night. It wasn’t long before Naomi’s grasp of the game, powerful serve and strong forehand became impossible to ignore. At three years old, Naomi and her family moved from Osaka to New York, before settling in Florida.
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Naomi Osaka started playing tennis at the age of 3. She grew up in the United States but holds Japanese citizenship and represents Japan on the court (her mother is from Japan, her father from...
Osaka, the No. 2-ranked women’s tennis player in the world and four-time Grand Slam champion, breezed through her first-round match and then withdrew from the tournament before her second round ...
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Naomi Osaka first played tennis at home when she was 3 years old. After training and attending tennis academies in Florida, Osaka went pro in 2013. Naomi Osaka represents Japan in her professional tennis career, for her Japanese citizenship and culture from her mother. Osaka is best known for her powerful serve.
This is a list of the main career statistics of professional Japanese-American tennis player Naomi Osaka. She was the champion of the 2018 US Open, 2019 Australian Open, 2020 US Open, and 2021 Australian Open . Osaka at the 2016 US Open.