‘Queen’- Naomi Osaka Reacts to Venus Williams’s Dazzling Look at Academy Awards 2022

Published 03/28/2022, 6:18 AM EDT

Venus Williams is one of the biggest names in the history of tennis. In a career spanning close to 3 decades, the former World No. 1 has managed to credit some of the biggest records of the game to her name. However, it is not just tennis where Venus has ruled. Apart from tennis, Venus has always been a style diva, keeping her fashion game always on point.

Yesterday, 27th March, Venus Williams attended the 2022 Academy Awards, as a part of team King Richard. As always, the 41-year-old left no stone unturned, ensuring her fashion game was on point and top. Appearing at Oscars as the producer of King Richard. She opted for a white front open one-piece dress, along with grey wrist wearables. She completed her stunning look with a high ponytail.

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The legendary player in no time started receiving love, blessings, and appreciation for her look. However, amongst the numerous appreciations, it was Japanese star Naomi Osaka’s Instagram story that took the limelight.

Naomi Osaka gives the crown to Venus Williams

Naomi Osaka has been vocal about her love for Venus Williams for a long time. Osaka, also a former World No. 1, has often been heard calling Venus her idol. Today was no different. Today, 28th March, Naomi Osaka took to her Instagram, posting a story. The story was a reshare of her idol Venus Williams’s Instagram post.

HONG KONG, HONG KONG: Naomi Osaka of Japan (R) shakes hands with Venus Williams (L) after winning their second round women’s singles match during the Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open 2017 at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. (Photo by Power Sport Images/Getty Images)

Even though Osaka opted to not write anything in the story, her emoticons said it all. She posted the story with a crown emoticon. She coupled the crown emoticon with a joined hands emoticon. Even though she did speak anything about the emoticons, presuming what she might have meant is, ‘You are the queen’.

In the original post of Venus, the player posed on stairs covered with plants and trees all over. She captioned the post, I’ve tried my best to prepare for every moment in life. I’ve trained my mind, body soul and spirit to be prepared and ready for anything that comes my way. Until now…. Until now…I could have never dreamed or prepared to be at the Academy awards for a film that tells my FAMILY’S story. This is beyond my dream. What can I tell you. Keep dreaming. Keep working. Keep fighting. You don’t know where life might take you. I’m from Compton, California. And now I’m allow the way here. Its so good to BE ALIVE!”

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Osaka and Venus on the tour

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On the tennis front, Venus Williams has been out of the tour since her first-round loss at the 2021 WTA Chicago Women’s Open. On the other hand, Naomi Osaka is currently playing at the WTA 1000 Miami Open. Geeting a third-round walkover, she will now play Alison Riske in the fourth round.

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Ahmar Wasif

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Ahmar Wasif is a tennis author at EssentiallySports. He is a national level tennis player and has a number of titles to his name. His experience on the court allows him to incorporate a deeper understanding in his coverage of the sport.

Edited By: Deepakshi Chaudhary

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