Naomi Osaka’s ‘Core’ Goal for ‘The Younger Generation’ Unveiled in a Gripping Confession

Published 12/05/2023, 6:12 AM EST

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Tennis fans have been constantly missing and tracking the steps of several players who have been out of the game for a long time. Along with Rafael Nadal, who recently confirmed his participation at the upcoming Australian Open, Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka is also set to be back at the same time. Besides the update on her comeback, she recently surprised fans by stating her real goal.

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Japanese tennis icon Naomi Osaka, who last appeared at a match in Japan in which she withdrew because of abdominal pain, has been focusing on her personal life lately. While the 26-year-old is now looking forward to being back on the court, her recent statement about the life goals she has came out to be quite surprising for the fans.

Naomi Osaka reveals her young generation-centric goals

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The four-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka gave fans immense hope as she announced that she is ready to play tennis again after taking a break for her mental health. The tennis star, stayed away from the game for a long time as she focused on her personal life along with taking care of her physical and mental health. While the 26-year-old is getting ready to be back in the game, she appears to have a different perspective this time.

Osaka recently mentioned that she has learned a lot from her experience and that she wants to use her platform to inspire the younger generation. “For me, at the core of everything, I just want to leave an easier path for the younger generation,” she said in a recent interview. The Japanese tennis sensation, besides making a career of her own, has always been concerned for the younger generations who try to walk on the courts as professional players.

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While the 4-time grand slam is now ready to be back on the courts, younger enthusiasts are now even more excited as they wait for the aftermath of this mysterious revelation of goals by the 26-year-old. Along with the fans, famous players from the tennis community also came up to express their support for Osaka’s comeback.

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Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios showed his support for Naomi Osaka, who recently came back to the sport after taking a break for her mental health. Kyrgios took to his Instagram to share a heartfelt message for his old friend along with tagging her. He wrote, “The best part of the journey is realizing that we can all learn something from someone.”

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Along with mentioning the fact of mutual learning among tennis players, Kyrgios mentioned his strong support behind the 26-year-old’s return as he stated, “The whole Kyrgios team is behind you.” Kyrgios and Osaka have been friends for a long time and are seen coming forward every now and then to praise each other’s potential. While the whole tennis community waits for the Japanese tennis icon to be back on the court, it still remains to be seen if she can settle in as she has always done.

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Akshay Kapoor

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Born into a family that practically breathes tennis, I spent my early childhood days huddled together with my loved ones, watching the electrifying rallies of the legendary Rafael Nadal. Such a unique experience forged a lifelong love for the sport in me. Before joining EssentiallySports, I honed my skills while working for a regional website, covering a variety of sports.
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Yeswanth Praveen

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