“Massive Impact On Me”: Naomi Osaka Reveals Her Source Of Inspiration


Naomi Osaka

Naomi Osaka is one of the fantastic performers in the women’s tennis circuit in recent years. A Haiti and Japanese tennis star won 3 of 6 career titles in the major tournaments. At the age of 23-years-old, Noami has been ranked as number one in the world 46 weeks so far. And she is the first Asian player hold the highest position in the WTA ranking table. 

Back to back Grand Slam victories, Naomi Osaka is now dazzling as one of the most powerful women in the sports world. After became a champion at Flushing Meadows for the second time, She has been largely popularized and inspiration to several young people around the world.

However, three times major titles winner answered a bunch of questions in a recent interview with Adweek. 

Naomi Osaka

When asked how she would react after defeat, world number three responded, “Not well. I don’t think any champion enjoys it. But I always use it to fuel me to get better. More often than not, I feel like you learn much more in a defeat than you do in a win. Sadly.”

“LeBron Is An Inspiration For Everything”: Naomi Osaka

At the age of 3-years-old, Naomi and her family moved to the United States from Japan. Leonard François, Osaka’s father and childhood coach who taught her how to play tennis by watching the Williams sisters’ play.

While asking a question over inspiration, 2019 Australian Open champion replied, “Many people inspire me. My parents, for one, who sacrificed so much for me to make it to where I am today.” 

Naomi Osaka

A well-known fact, Naomi is a big fan of NBA team Lakers and it’s stars, Osaka continued, “LeBron is an inspiration for everything he stands for on and off the court.” 

Taking inspiration from music world businesswomen, Naomi went on to say, “Beyoncé and Rihanna have had a massive impact on me as powerful females who have transcended music and are business moguls. Usain Bolt, Michael Jordan—there is a long list.”

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