Naomi Osaka Goes Gaga Over the Vogue Cover of Beyonce

Published 06/17/2022, 4:32 PM EDT
Tennis – A Day at the Drive Exhibition – Memorial Drive Tennis Club, Adelaide, Australia – January 29, 2021 Japan’s Naomi Osaka talks to the media at A Day at The Drive REUTERS/Morgan Sette

People throughout the world love and idealise Naomi Osaka for her strong gameplay and her ability to address mental health issues of players that have affected tennis for a long time. But that does not mean that the player herself is not gaga over someone.

The Japanese player swooned over the Vogue cover of Beyonce, who shook her heart with her powerful demeanor and ethereal get up that oozes out femininity with power.


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Naomi Osaka swoons over a Vogue cover of Beyonce

Naomi Osaka took to her Instagram story to flaunt the cover of July 2022 British Vogue. On the cover, we could see Beyonce wearing an ethereal black gown with a huge crown of feathers mounting a stag. The singer-songwriter turned up the heat with her charismatic persona and swooned the heart of the Japanese player.



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Naomi Osaka has fangirled over her many a time before and she is not the only player that admires her. Tennis legends Serena Williams and Venus Williams are also her great fans and vice versa.

Osaka battling injuries before Wimbledon

Naomi Osaka is gearing up for the Wimbledon after facing a disappointing defeat at the Roland Garros 2022. She expressed her regret over her loss.

Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 21, 2022. Japan’s Naomi Osaka during a press conference after losing her third-round match against Amanda Anisimova of the U.S. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Additionally, the Japanese player has been dealing with an Achilles injury, which proved to be a hurdle at the French Open 2022. Naomi Osaka was unsure about playing at the Wimbledon this year because of absence of ranking points.


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Wimbledon has banned the Russian and Belarusian player from playing. Following that, ATP and WTA have stripped Wimbledon off its ranking points.

Mar 24, 2022; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Naomi Osaka (JPN) serves 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

Naomi Osaka, however, has decided to play the grass court major. She has won four grand slam titles. However, none of them has been on the courts of Wimbledon.


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Shivali Sharma

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Shivali Sharma is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. She has pursued her Master's in history from Himachal University, but her love for the game has driven her to write about tennis. Shivali is a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires Osaka not only for her on-court performances, but also for her off-court actions.