Naomi Osaka has been a star ever she has stepped into tennis. The young gun from Japan has been a star at just a small age. At just 24 years old, she has won 4 grand slams and her hunger to win more never stops. She won her first grand slam in the year when he lifted the US Open.
The last grand slam that she laid her hands on was the Australian Open in the year 2021. The Japanese will be the defending champion when she steps on the Australian courts next year. Also, she is one of the strongest contenders to lift the title once again. Recently, the 24-year-old player has been included in the list of the most influential people in 2021.
Naomi Osaka is among the top influential people
Naomi Osaka has been influential both on and off the court. The Japanese player is the first person from her country to lay her hands off on a grand slam. Not only this, but she is also the 3rd Japanese player to qualify for the WTA Finals. Recently, she was included in the list of the world’s most influential people by the Sports Business Journal listing.
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Sports Business Journal ha nombrado a Naomi Osaka y Simone Biles como las deportistas más influyentes del mundo.
— Campeonas MX (@campeonasmx) December 21, 2021
As per reports, she earns a mouth-watering 60 million USD per year. She is the highest-paid female athlete in the world. Apart from tennis, she earns from brands endorsements. Some of the top brands to sponsor her are Airbnb, All Nippon Airways, Beats Electronics, BodyArmor, Frankies, GoDaddy, Google, Hyperice, Levi Strauss & Co, Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Mastercard, Melco Crown Entertainment, Morinaga & Company, Nike, Nissan Motor, Nissin Foods Holdings, Sweetgreen, Tag Heuer, Workday, Wowow Inc, and Yonex.
Not only this, but she has also contributed herself towards the social issues. Recently, she was one of the voices that demanded Justice to Chinese player Peng Shuai who has reportedly gone missing after she put some allegations on a senior Chinese minister. The former world number 1 player has also contributed towards many other causes and for the betterment of society.