American Restaurant Chain Comes Up With a Unique Way to Promote Naomi Osaka’s Customized Bowl

Published 06/05/2022, 10:47 AM EDT
Mar 24, 2022; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Naomi Osaka (JPN) reacts after match point against Angelique Kerber (GER) (not pictured) in a second round women’s singles match in the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka was recently named the highest-paid Sportswoman in the world. The 24 years old has invested in over a dozen of brands and has her own skincare range. Also, she has signed endorsement deals with Nissan, Tag Heuer, and Louis Vuitton.

Notably, the 24 years old is the youngest investor in Salad restaurant chain Sweetgreen. She is associated with the chain for the past year. And is also seen endorsing the brand frequently. Recently, the restaurant has come up with a unique way of promotion.

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Naomi Osaka’s bowl

In a unique way to promote its healthy salads, Sweetgreen has come up with an option to order the Naomi Osaka bowl. The bowl contains healthy ingredients of Naomi’s choice. Recently, the four-time Grand Slam champion posted a video on Instagram preparing the bowl herself. Also, she urged her fans to order the same from Sweetgreen.

Recently, Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker also joined Osaka in the campaign. As his version of the custom bowl is also available for customers to order. It is definitely a smart move to attract the customers by offering them a chance to order and eat the healthy food their favorite sports star like to have.

 

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The former world number 1 has made a mark of her own in the business world very early.

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Even though she is going through a rough phase in her career, it doesn’t seem to affect her brand value and earnings.

Naomi Osaka hints at skipping Wimbledon

After suffering a shocking defeat against Amanda Anisimova in the first round of the French Open 2022. The former world number 1 hinted at missing out on the upcoming Wimbledon championship. Speaking to the media after losing the match, Osaka said that playing without points in Wimbledon will be like playing in an exhibition. Also, she added that she will struggle for motivation if ranking points are not on offer.

Tennis – French Open – Roland Garros, Paris, France – May 23, 2022 Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action during her first round match against Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

 

“I’m not sure why, but If I play Wimbledon without points, it’s more like an exhibition, I know this isn’t true, right? But my brain just like feels that way.” She said.

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Further, she added that her decision is not final yet, but she is leaning toward not competing in the Grass court Grand Slam.

“I didn’t even make my decision yet, but I’m leaning more towards not playing, given the current circumstances.” She added.

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Notably, the Wimbledon championship 2022 was stripped of ranking points by ATP and WTA following its decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players from competing in the event. Citing the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict as the reason. As the event comes closer, we might see a trend of top players pulling out of the event for the same reason.

 

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Gaurav Verma

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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.

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