‘That’s What Maria Sharapova Does’- Bianca Andreescu Impressed With Naomi Osaka’s Current Tennis Empire

Published 05/23/2022, 7:30 AM EDT
Aug 10, 2021; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Bianca Andreescu of Canada reacts after winning her match against Harriet Dart of Great Britain (not pictured) during second round play at Stade IGA. Mandatory Credit: Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports.

Bianca Andreescu wants to taste the same success as Naomi Osaka. The Japanese is one of the most prominent players on the tour. The former World No. 1 has not only won Grand Slams but has also dominated the tour in the highest possible way. Going ahead with time, the 24-year-old stepped into the business world. Not to mention, like tennis, she has been tasting success in that world as well.

Impressed by her rapidly growing success on as well as off the court, Canadian sensation Bianca Andreescu recently asserted that she wants to walk on the same path. What’s more? She also admitted that she has some plans for the same.

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Bianca Andreescu wants to follow the path of Naomi Osaka

The 21-year-old is currently playing at the 2022 Roland Garros. After having a strong start to her Paris campaign, she headed to the press conference. During the press conference, she spoke about her return to the tour, her run at Roland Garros, amongst others. However, a word of Bianca that caught a major highlight was about her counterpart Naomi Osaka.

Impressed by Osaka, she said, “Seeing what she’s doing outside of the sport is great.”

Looking at the empire of the three ladies, Bianca undoubtedly wants to be the fourth one on the list. Going ahead in the conversation, she asserted that she wants to reach that point as well. She said, “To build your tennis empire in a way is to kind of have it all, and, I mean, that’s what Serena does well, that’s what Maria Sharapova does well, and I want to get to that point as well.”

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The Canadian is known for her mature outlook on the game. The same quality is visible in her plan towards becoming a successful tennis-playing business lady. Speaking about how she will look towards stepping into the business world, Bianca asserted that she already has plans. However, despite the business idea in mind, she made sure to stick to her primary engagement right now, tennis.

“I already have some ideas, but I’m focusing more on tennis right now, and then I know the rest will come,” she admitted.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 02: Bianca Andreescu of Canada reacts against Lauren Davis of the United States during her Women’s Singles second round match on Day Four of the 2021 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 02, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

As mentioned, she currently wants to focus on tennis. Being out of the tour for six months, Bianca recently made a comeback during the clay-court season. Improving her results with every tournament passing, the Candian is currently playing at the 2022 Roland Garros. She will kick off her Paris campaign with a first-round clash against Belgian qualifier, Ysaline Bonaventure.

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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.

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