Last US Open champion Naomi Osaka gave up playing the French Open 2020, won by Iga Swiatek, trying to enjoy the break she took after her victory at Flushing Meadows very much and to the fullest. After the triumph in New York, the second of her young and already amazing career (for a total of 3 Slams won) Osaka will not play any other event in 2020: in fact, the Japanese should now prepare directly for the new season, returning for the upcoming Australian Open 2021.
Meanwhile, through Instagram, Naomi shared with her fans some stunning photos of her strolling on an incredible beach wearing a red dress, during a visit to Haiti, before celebrating her birthday. Below the pics
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Winner of the last edition of the US Open, Naomi Osaka decided to skip the rest of the 2020 WTA season and focus directly on the next year.
The Japanese made the most of the absences of Ashleigh Barty and Simona Halep, conquered the American tournament suffering particularly in the final against Viktorjia Azarenka. Beyond tennis, the Japanese tennis player amazed everyone with her extra sporty behavior.
The champion held an exemplary behavior and spoke of the difficult situation that has arisen in the United States regarding the racism issue. The Osaka repeatedly came to the aid of the Black Lives Matter movement had declared: "I am exhausted by what is happening in the United States, I feel bad in my stomach and we need to start talking about it" Osaka's victory at the US Open held court with national televisions that stopped everything to announce this success and the press that defended the tennis player and praised above all for her commitment to equal rights and anti-racism within the In addition to the racism issue (with some sponsors who would still be opposed to this frequent activism of the tennis player), Naomi Osaka showed herself on the court, after each victory, with a shirt of former Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant.
The NBA champion died months ago with his daughter Gianna due to an accident with his helicopter and Osaka was keen to remember the home idol in the US to testify to the great bond she felt for this tennis player. Through her social profiles Naomi Osaka then left the following message regarding Kobe: "I wore this jersey every day after my races. I really think it gave me strength. Always!"