After Naomi Osaka came up with an unusual interest in becoming a tennis reporter, and ample of her fans gave her suggestions to interview various tennis players. Stefanos Tsitsipas recommended her to interview the funniest man on tour Gael Monfils.
Considering his suggestion, Osaka got in touch with Monfils and the duo has decided to go LIVE on Instagram. “Monfils has somehow agreed for me to IG live to interview him on Friday. At 9 am ET/6 am PST and 3 pm GMT+2,” Naomi tweeted.
Also, she’ll be going LIVE with the Polish tennis player Iga Swiatek. “Tennis’s resident cutie pie Iga Swiatek will be answering my hard-hitting questions on IG live this Sunday,” Osaka added.
Earlier, she was LIVE with the seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams. She was one of the guests in Venus’ virtual gym.
Recently, the legendary tennis player Chris Evert dropped praised in Osaka and appreciated her game. Evert ccredited her to ve an evolved tennis player on the WTA Tour. “I love Naomi Osaka because she’s always authentic and introspective in becoming better, as a person, and as a tennis player,” she said.
In 2020, Naomi made a strong start of the season by extending her match-winning streak of 14. After her Australian Open 2019 victory, she had a bumpy ride on the WTA Tour as she was failing to win three to four consecutive matches. But after her US Open exit, she claimed titles in Osaka and Beijing.
Her winning streak of matches was snapped by Karolina Pliskova in the semifinal of Brisbane International, wherein Naomi lost after squandering match points
She entered the Melbourne Major as the defending champion and one of the clear favorites for the tournament. But, she had a straight-set loss against Coco Gauff in the third round.
Later, she represented Japan at Feb Cup in Spain, with 50 unforced errors in her first match, Osaka lost Spain’s Sorribes Tormo 6-0, 6-3.