‘Incredible Experience’: Naomi Osaka Glows in Her Latest Shoot With Tag Heuer

Published 01/13/2022, 11:30 AM EST
Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala – Met Gala – In America: A Lexicon of Fashion – Arrivals – New York City, U.S. – September 13, 2021. Tennis player Naomi Osaka. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni


Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka had a difficult 2021 after her triumph at the first Grand Slam of the year, the Australian Open. During the French Open, Naomi revealed that she has been struggling with mental health issues and withdrew from the competition. She withdrew from Wimbledon as well and took an ‘indefinite break’ after her exit from the US Open. 

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Recently, Osaka made her return to the courts and has appeared more positive on social media as well. From the looks of it, Naomi is recovering quite well and looks happy, as evidenced by her latest collaboration with Tag Heuer. 

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Naomi Osaka comes up with a limited edition watch with Tag Heuer

The current World no.14 has been really active on social media and looks like she is having a fun time. In her latest Instagram video, the Japanese player shot a commercial with TAG Heuer where she was wearing a special limited edition green colored watch, which she has created with the company. She added that the color green suits her current passions, which are tennis and nature.  

On Instagram, Naomi wrote, It was such an incredible experience collaborating with TAG Heuer on the design of my new limited edition watch. I think the green colors are so elegant and in a way reflect two of my current passions – tennis, and nature lol. I’m so happy with how it turned out and can’t wait to hear what you guys think about it.” 

 

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A few days ago, she was shooting an ad for Nike for a new collection of clothes. As usual, she stole the spotlight in that as well.

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Injury Scare for Naomi ahead of Australian Open

Since her loss against Leylah Fernandez at the third round of the US Open, Naomi hadn’t played any competitive matches on the tour. Last week, she competed in the Melbourne tournament to get some match practice before the Australian Open. She was playing really well and reached the semi-final of that tournament. Unfortunately, she had to withdraw due to an injury concern.

She wrote on Twitter,Sad to withdraw due to injury from my match today, my body got a shock from playing back to back intense matches after the break I took. Thank you for all the love this past week. I’ll try to rest up and I’ll see you soon!

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Osaka is the number 13 seed in the Australian Open and will face Camila Osorio from Colombia in the first round. Hopefully, she will recover from injury in time and give her all to defend her title Down Under.  

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How far will Osaka go in the Australian Open? Let us know in the comments.

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Debkinkar Maity

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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.

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