’So Honoured To Represent Japan”: Naomi Osaka Announces Exciting News for Japanese Fans

Published 03/17/2021, 12:30 PM EDT
Tennis – Australian Open – Women’s Singles Final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, Japan’s Naomi Osaka celebrates winning her final match against Jennifer Brady of the U.S. REUTERS/Loren Elliott


World No. 2 Naomi Osaka has been on a roll recently. After winning her maiden Grand Slam title at the US Open 2018, she added three more titles to her tally and has climbed to great heights. The most recent triumph came at the Australian Open last month. 

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Recently, Naomi Osaka provided an exciting update as she launched her team account for her Japanese fans on Instagram. The launch of the ‘Naomi Osaka’ team account will excite fans, especially the ones hailing from her country, Japan. She promises to entertain fans by displaying various sides of herself through this account. 

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during her semi final match against Serena Williams of the U.S. REUTERS/Kelly Defina

Naomi Osaka: “Thank you for all your support over the years”

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In the introduction clip that was posted on the account, the Japanese starlet said, “It’s Naomi here, I’m so excited to announce the launch of the Naomi Osaka team account. Thank you so much for all your support over all these years. And I’m so honored to represent Japan, both on and off the court.”

Since the four-time Grand Slam champion has a wide fan base in Japan, the launch of this account will be a good platform for Naomi to connect with her Japanese fans.

The post had a caption with a message that stated, “In order to connect with Japanese fans, we decided to set up an official Instagram account for Japan. We will introduce not only tennis but also various aspects of Naomi, so please follow us!”

(Quotes have been translated with Google Translate)

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during her semi final match against Serena Williams of the U.S. REUTERS/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake

Coming to tennis, Osaka began the season on a high note, after lifting her second Australian Open title this season. In the previous year, she had won the US Open for the second time. 

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The Beverly Hills resident will be next seen at the Miami Open 2021, the first WTA 100o event of the season. Last year, the event was canceled in the wake of the rising threat caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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