Two-time Grand Slam singles champion Naomi Osaka may soon be seen interviewing tennis stars on Instagram during the current tennis shutdown. Osaka posted an update on her Twitter account, where she said, "If I were to IG interview tennis players who would you guys want to see lol"
Osaka's fans replied with several players that they would like the Japanese star to interview.
If I were to IG interview tennis players who would you guys want to see lol — NaomiOsaka大坂なおみ (@naomiosaka) May 19, 2020
Some of the popular options that the fans came up with included Serena Williams, Coco Guaff, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova on the women's side. Among the men, the popular options were Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Stefanos Tsitsipas.
Osaka is a former World No. 1 and is currently ranked No. 10 in the world. The Japanese player has been quite active on social media during the current lockdown and engaging with her fans. Several players have started their own podcasts and online shows on Instagram during the current lockdown.
Osaka is the first Asian player to hold the top ranking in singles. She has won five titles on the WTA Tour and won her first two Grand Slam singles titles in back-to-back Grand Slam tournaments at the 2018 US Open and the 2019 Australian Open, and is the first player to achieve this feat since Jennifer Capriati in 2001.