Naomi Osaka is a professional tennis player from Japan who has already won 7 tournaments, including 4 Grand Slam Titles. Numerous victories at tournaments have helped her rise to No. 1 in the WTA rankings in January 28, 2019.
October 16, 1997
Chūō-ku, Osaka, Japan
1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Naomi Osaka was born on October 16, 1997 in Osaka. Her father Leonard Francois is a native of Haiti and her mother Tamaki is Japanese. Naomi has a sister, Marie, who is also a professional tennis player.
Naomi currently resides in Beverly Hills, California. Osaka began her professional career in 2012, appearing in an ITF tournament in the United States, and the following season she made her WTA qualifying debut.
The tennis player calls her favorite stroke is the forehand, and her childhood idol is Serena Williams. In her free time, Osaka likes to read and socialize with friends.